19 days in Canada, Los Angeles & Melbourne Itinerary

19 days in Canada, Los Angeles & Melbourne Itinerary

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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
Fly to Vancouver, Bus to Whistler
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Whistler, Canada
— 2 nights
Bus to Vancouver, BC - Burrard Skytrain Station, Fly to Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights

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Vancouver, Canada

— 3 nights

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.
On the 24th (Fri), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, view the masterpieces at Ukama Gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary maker app.

Melbourne, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you will find days in Vancouver are much colder (7°C), and nights are little chillier (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Los Angeles, United States

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: La Jolla Cove (in La Jolla), San Diego (San Diego Model Railroad Museum & San Diego Automotive Museum) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Vancouver in December, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:

Whistler, Canada

— 2 nights
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.
Whistler is known for adventure, winter sports, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Whistler Blackcomb, stop by Spicy Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Whistler route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Whistler in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Whistler reach 1°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 35 min away. Dedicate the 8th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Whistler to Melbourne in 21.5 hours. You'll lose 18 hours traveling from Whistler to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Whistler in January; daily highs in Melbourne reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Canada travel guide

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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.