60 days in United States, Europe, South America & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in United States, Europe, South America & South Pacific Itinerary

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Ferry to Seattle Clipper Terminal, Fly to Dallas
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Dallas, United States
— 3 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 3 nights
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Boston, United States
— 4 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 4 nights
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Lyon, France
— 4 nights
Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Quito
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Quito, Ecuador
— 4 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Adelaide, Australia
— 3 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly to Wellington International Airport, Drive to Palmerston North
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
— 5 nights
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Drive to Wellington International Airport, Fly to Auckland International Airport, Drive to Waitakere City
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Waitakere City, New Zealand
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Drive to Auckland International Airport, Fly to Vancouver International Airport, Drive to Victoria

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Dallas, United States

— 3 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Perot Museum of Nature and Science and Nasher Sculpture Center. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art, get a new perspective on things with The Spirit of Dallas, stroll around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and browse the exhibits of Museum of Memories.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas road trip app.

Victoria, Canada to Dallas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Victoria in March, expect Dallas to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Washington DC, United States

— 3 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and steep yourself in history at President Lincoln's Cottage.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC vacation planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Washington DC is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in March; daily highs in Washington DC reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 7:

Boston, United States

— 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Popular historic sites such as Trinity Church and Otis House are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Fine Arts and The Paul Revere House. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, admire the masterpieces at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, and steep yourself in history at Bunker Hill Monument.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boston day trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Boston hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to fly to Manchester.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Appreciate the collections at National Railway Museum and Manchester Art Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at York Minster and St Anne's Church, Baslow. Go for a jaunt from Manchester to Castleton to see Peak Mountaineering about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Science and Industry Museum, have fun and explore at Clayton Hall Museum, go on a hair-raising tour with Manchester Ghost Walk, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Boston to Manchester in 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in March, Manchester is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Kroller-Muller Museum and PSV Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glider Collection Wolfheze and Philips Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eindhoven: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Kootwijkerzand (in Kootwijk) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery, make a trip to St. Catharinakerk, appreciate the history behind Flying Pins, and admire the masterpieces at Van Abbemuseum.

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Traveling by flight from Manchester to Eindhoven takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Eindhoven due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Eindhoven are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 19:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jewish Museum in Prague and Lobkowicz Palace. Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, and take an in-depth tour of Muzeum komunismu.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Prague planning app.

Getting from Eindhoven to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum Rietberg and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), learn more about the world around you at Musee Paleontologique de Zurich, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zurich travel site.

You can fly from Prague to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Milano and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Let the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Museo Egizio capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Zurich to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zurich in March since evenings lows in Milan dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Marseille.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 29:

Marseille, France

— 4 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palais des Papes and Vallon des Auffes. Do some cultural sightseeing at Carrieres des Lumieres and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Go for a jaunt from Marseille to Avignon to see Pont d'Avignon about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain, get engrossed in the history at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, take a stroll through The Panier, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marseille travel route builder.

Fly from Milan to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lyon.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 2:

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.
Get some historical perspective at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Secrets d'Apiculteur. Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Galerie Estades Lyon capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, take in the exciting artwork at Taverne Gutenberg, see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences, and delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lyon travel route builder site.

Take a train from Marseille to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Quito.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:

Quito, Ecuador

— 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adventure Journeys and La Capilla Del Hombre. You'll explore and learn at Casa Museo Guayasamin and Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town, look for gifts at La Kmaleona Concept Store, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Voto Nacional.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Quito day trip app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lyon to Quito in 17.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Lyon to Quito. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lyon in April: high temperatures in Quito hover around 26°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 4 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.
Let the collections at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires and El Zanjon de Granados capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Cemiterio de Recoleta and Calle Defensa. Go for a jaunt from Buenos Aires to Tigre to see Delta Unplugged about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, stop by Puerto Madero, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires online journey planner.

Getting from Quito to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Adelaide.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:

Adelaide, Australia

— 3 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Adelaide Oval. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and then stroll through Cleland Wildlife Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Adelaide takes 20.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12.5 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Adelaide. Traveling from Buenos Aires in April, plan for little chillier nights in Adelaide, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Melbourne, Australia

— 5 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and Parliament House of Victoria are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building. Dedicate the 19th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Palmerston North.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Museums · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 23:

Palmerston North, New Zealand

— 5 nights
Palmerston North is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region. Appreciate the collections at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and Wellington Museum. Get some cultural insight at Maori Arts Gallery and Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science & Heritage. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palmerston North: Kapiti Island Nature Tours (in Paraparaumu), Nga Manu Nature Reserve (in Waikanae) and Pukaha National Wildlife Centre (in Masterton). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Bledisloe Park Walkway, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, see the interesting displays at New Zealand Rugby Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Victoria Esplanade Gardens.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Palmerston North travel route builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Melbourne to Palmerston North. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: highs in Palmerston North hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Waitakere City.

Things to do in Palmerston North

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 28:

Waitakere City, New Zealand

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Karekare Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Muriwai Gannet Colony, and then do a tasting at The Hunting Lodge Winery & Restaurant.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Waitakere City trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Palmerston North to Waitakere City with the Route module. In April, Waitakere City is somewhat warmer than Palmerston North - with highs of 23°C and lows of 23°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Waitakere City

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.