60 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

60 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Vancouver, Canada
— 5 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 6 nights
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Victoria, Canada
— 4 nights
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Ucluelet, Canada
— 1 night
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Whistler, Canada
— 3 nights
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
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St. John's, Canada
— 2 nights
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Halifax, Canada
— 2 nights
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Quebec City, Canada
— 5 nights
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New York City, United States
— 7 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
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Detroit, United States
— 5 nights

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Vancouver, Canada

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Museum of Anthropology and Stanley Park Nature House will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and English Bay. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, take in nature's colorful creations at Queen Elizabeth Park, pause for some photo ops at Totem Poles, and take a stroll through Granville Island.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vancouver online vacation planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Vancouver is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Auckland in July, you will find days in Vancouver are much warmer (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Tours · Shopping · Nature
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Vancouver Downtown ©
Vancouver Downtown
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall

6
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Seattle, United States

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Museum of Pop Culture and Wine Tours & Tastings. Step out of the city life by going to Snoqualmie Falls and Point Defiance Park. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Federal Way to see Pacific Bonsai Museum about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and ponder the design of Seattle Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip tool.

Getting from Vancouver to Seattle by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Victoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Victoria, Canada

Victoria ©

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Inner Harbour and Carr House. Royal BC Museum and Craigdarroch Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, visit Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, and examine the collection at Miniature World.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Victoria trip planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Seattle to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Victoria hover around 22°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ucluelet.

Things to do in Victoria

Side Trips

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Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

1
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Ucluelet, Canada

A haven for surfers on Canada's west coast, the small town of Ucluelet offers rugged, rocky scenery to complement the powerful waves that crash against its shores.
On the 17th (Fri), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, hike along Wild Pacific Trail, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ucluelet online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Ucluelet takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ucluelet are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Ucluelet

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wild Pacific Trail ©
Wild Pacific Trail
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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Whistler, Canada

Whistler ©
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
On the 18th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Sea to Sky Highway and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Whistler trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Ucluelet to Whistler by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ucluelet in July, expect nights in Whistler to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Sea to Sky Highway ©
Sea to Sky Highway
Zipline
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb

6
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Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Athabasca Falls and Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. Visiting Columbia Ice Field and Old Fort Point Loop Trail will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: stroll through Skyline Trail, hike along Opal Hills, look for all kinds of wild species at Wabasso Lake, and explore the activities along Annette Lake.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park trip builder tool.

Getting from Whistler to Jasper National Park by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Whistler in July since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Get outdoors at Moraine Lake and Johnston Canyon. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Banff Park Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Paget Peak & Emerald Lake). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Samson Native Gallery, take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway, and explore the activities along Peyto Lake.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park visit website.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 6°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to St. John's.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake

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St. John's, Canada

St. John's ©

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
On the 2nd (Sun), hike along North Head Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Signal Hill, then explore the world behind art at The Rooms, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Red Bay National Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Ferryland, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read St. John's trip builder app.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to St. John's in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Newfoundland Standard Time is 3.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in St. John's. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in St. John's

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
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Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Halifax, Canada

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
On the 4th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, and then get great views at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, and then visit a coastal fixture at Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Halifax trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. John's to Halifax takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from St. John's to Halifax due to the time zone difference. August in Halifax sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse ©
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin. Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec and Lower Town (Basse-Ville) will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site, make a trip to Place Royale, explore the world behind art at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), and learn about all things military at La Citadelle de Quebec.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Quebec City trip planner.

Getting from Halifax to Quebec City by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1 hour. In August in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Lower Town (Basse-Ville) ©
Lower Town (Basse-Ville)
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Terrasse Dufferin

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New York City, United States

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Philadelphia Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Philadelphia (Schuylkill River Trail & Rodin Museum). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Quebec City to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Quebec City in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 17:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to White Water Walk and Butterfly Conservatory. Visit Casa Loma and The Distillery District for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Niagara Falls (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, explore the world behind art at The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Toronto journey app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from New York City to Toronto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Toronto is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 22:
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White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

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Detroit, United States

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Step out of the city life by going to Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve and Rouge River Gateway Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at The Henry Ford and Motown Museum. Explore Detroit's surroundings by going to Cedar Point (in Sandusky), River Raisin Territorial Park (in Monroe) and Toledo (Toledo Zoo & Toledo Museum of Art). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Greenfield Village, enjoy the sea views from William Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, and explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Detroit day trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Toronto to Detroit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 27:
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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