31 days in Europe, United States, South America & Asia Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Cleveland, United States
— 2 nights
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Yemassee, United States
— 2 nights
Drive to Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, Fly to San Antonio
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San Antonio, United States
— 2 nights
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Dubina, United States
— 1 night
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Drive to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Fly to Mataveri Airport, Drive to Hanga Roa
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Hanga Roa, Chile
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
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Boise, United States
— 1 night
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Anchorage, United States
— 2 nights
Fly to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Drive to Anjo
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Anjo, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Fly to Dubai
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London tour itinerary planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne to London is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Cleveland.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Cleveland, United States — 2 nights

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stroll around Rocky River Reservation, then look for gifts at Don Drumm Studios & Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland online itinerary planner.

Fly from London to Cleveland in 12.5 hours. Traveling from London to Cleveland, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Cleveland hover around 6°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Yemassee.
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Yemassee, United States — 2 nights

Yemassee is a small Lowcountry town in Beaufort and Hampton counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stop by Carolina Cider Company, then contemplate the long history of Old Sheldon Church Ruins, and then don't miss a visit to Frampton Plantation House. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Auldbrass Plantation and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lucky Duck Distillery.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yemassee itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Yemassee takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cleveland in December, plan for much warmer days in Yemassee, with highs around 21°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Antonio.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping
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San Antonio, United States — 2 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 9th (Fri), walk around Hemisfair Park, steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada, then admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and finally walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, explore the galleries of The Alamo, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yemassee to San Antonio. The time zone difference when traveling from Yemassee to San Antonio is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dubina.
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Dubina, United States — 1 night

On the 11th (Sun), make a trip to St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Dubina trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Dubina by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Dubina are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanga Roa.
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Hanga Roa, Chile — 3 nights

The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Ahu Hanga Te'e, stop by RapaMusic, get impressive views of Rano Kau, then don't miss a visit to Ahu Riata, and finally kick back and relax at Anakena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Papa Vaka, then make a trip to Ahu Tongariki, then don't miss a visit to Rano Raraku, and finally delve into the distant past at One Makihi.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanga Roa trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dubina to Hanga Roa. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dubina in December; daily highs in Hanga Roa reach 28°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: USS Midway Museum (in San Diego), Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). Pack the 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Disneyland Park. Have a day of magic on the 19th (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, shop like a local with Two Rodeo Drive, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanga Roa to Los Angeles takes 20.5 hours. The time zone changes from Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hanga Roa in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to fly to Boise.
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Boise, United States — 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Idaho Botanical Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boise trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Boise takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Los Angeles to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Boise hover around 2°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Anchorage.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Anchorage, United States — 2 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. Keep things going the next day: trek along Kincaid Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage travel route website.

Fly from Boise to Anchorage in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Boise to Anchorage, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Anchorage is slightly colder than Boise - with highs of -4°C and lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Anjo.
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Anjo, Japan — 2 nights

Anjō is a city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 183,217 and a population density of 2,130 persons per km². On the 24th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Black Wall West Colony (Kurokabe no Nishi Shuraku) and then make a trip to Former Kasuyatei. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Honshoji Temple, admire the natural beauty at Jozanen, try out the rides at Denpark, then take an in-depth tour of Chiryu City History Folk Museum, and finally walk around Anjo Comprehensive Sports Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Anjo travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Anchorage to Anjo with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 18 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Anchorage in December; daily highs in Anjo reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dubai.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 5 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Abu Dhabi (Marina Mall, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 31st (Sat) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, take an in-depth tour of Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort, and get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubai travel route builder site.

Explore your travel options from Anjo to Dubai with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 5 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Anjo in December, with highs in Dubai at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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England travel guide

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A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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Texas travel guide

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The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.
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Easter Island travel guide

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Ruins · Beaches · Landmarks
Shrouded in centuries of mystery, Easter Island remains one of the world's most geographically and culturally isolated places. Just over 6,000 people call the Chilean island home, with nearly double that number of visitors arriving each year to unravel the enigma of the island's giant stone heads, known as moai. Built by the island's original inhabitants, the Rapa Nui people, the monolithic moai continue to keep watch over the windswept coastline and serve as top Easter Island tourist attractions. During your Easter Island vacation, you can explore the hilly landscape on foot, by bicycle, or on horseback.
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Idaho travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Zipline · Bodies of Water
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.
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Alaska travel guide

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The Last Frontier
The country's largest state, Alaska is also its least densely populated. America's final frontier, the state lies on the Arctic Circle and features some of the highest mountains in the United States. Today, several million people flock annually to the state's pristine wilderness areas, which shelter a diverse plant and animal life and offer a great selection of things to do. Tailor-made for adventurous types wishing to leave civilization behind, Alaska can also be an extremely expensive vacation destination, with few transportation options and much of its land accessible only by plane or helicopter.
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