57 days in United States, Europe, South America, South Pacific & Canada Itinerary

57 days in United States, Europe, South America, South Pacific & Canada Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 6 nights
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Lyon, France
— 4 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
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Quito, Ecuador
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles, United States

— 6 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ocean Avenue and Christ Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Norton Simon Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes), Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center (in Pearblossom) and Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains & Museum of Flying). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sherman Library & Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 7:

Lyon, France

— 4 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Musee de Grenoble. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Musee Dauphinois (in Grenoble) and Dijon (Palace of the Dukes, Musee Magnin, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and view the masterpieces at Les Pin-Up de Marc Curial.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Los Angeles to Lyon in 16 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect Lyon to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 12:

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 6 nights

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Get some historical perspective at Cemiterio de Recoleta and Casa Rosada. Appreciate the collections at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires and Museo de los Ninos. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, take a stroll through La Boca, make a trip to Plaza de Mayo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lyon to Buenos Aires in 19.5 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Lyon to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lyon in April, with highs in Buenos Aires at 26°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can fly to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Museum Van de Geest. Appreciate the collections at Kunstmuseum Den Haag and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotterdam: museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen), Lentevreugd (in Wassenaar) and The Hague (Madurodam & Prison Gate Museum). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Teylers Museum, take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, look for all kinds of wild species at Rhoonse grienden, and explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace).

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rotterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Rotterdam in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Rotterdam is 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in April: highs in Rotterdam hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:

London, United Kingdom

— 10 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. Venture out of the city with trips to Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay), Pennybridge Farm Alpacas (in Hook) and Bourton-on-the-Water (Greystones Farm, Birdland, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, stroll through Joe's Bows, and explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the London online road trip planner.

You can fly from Rotterdam to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Auckland.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — May 5:

Auckland, New Zealand

— 5 nights

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Let the collections at Auckland Museum and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate St Stephen's Chapel and Matakana War Memorial. Explore Auckland's surroundings by going to Muriwai Gannet Colony (in Muriwai Beach) and Warkworth (Goat Island Marine Reserve & Tawharanui Regional Park). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Tiritiri Matangi Visitor Centre, stroll through Tohuna Torea Nature Reserve, stop by Pauanesia, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Auckland day trip tool.

You can fly from London to Auckland in 26.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to New Zealand Standard Time is 12 hours. Traveling from London in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Auckland. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to fly to Toronto.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 12:

Toronto, Canada

— 5 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Ontario Museum and Hockey Hall of Fame. Museum-lovers will appreciate Casa Loma and Ontario Science Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Toronto side-trips: Whitby (Lynde Shores Conservation Area & Heber Down Conservation Area) and Butterfly Conservatory (in Niagara Falls). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St James Anglican Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Bata Shoe Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Toronto road trip planning website.

Getting from Auckland to Toronto by flight takes about 22.5 hours. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Auckland to Toronto due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in May: highs in Toronto hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Quito.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 18:

Quito, Ecuador

— 5 nights

Light of America

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Visit Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania and Iglesia de Santa Teresita for their historical value. Let the collections at Casa Museo Guayasamin and La Capilla Del Hombre capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Illiniza Ecological Reserve, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, admire the striking features of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and admire the masterpieces at Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Quito.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Quito road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Quito takes 12 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Quito when traveling from Toronto in May, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Quito

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:

Liepaja, Latvia

— 2 nights
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. It is the largest city in the Kurzeme Region and the third largest city in the country after Riga and Daugavpils. Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse Akmensrags and St. Joseph's Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Liepaja Museum and St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liepaja: Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava (in Regi) and Pape Nature Park (in Pape). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Northern Forts and make a trip to Skede Dunes Memorial.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Liepaja tour itinerary site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Quito to Liepaja. Traveling from Quito to Liepaja, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Liepaja is little chillier than Quito - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.