35 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
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Portland, United States
— 1 night
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
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Portland, United States
— 4 nights
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Boston, United States
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia, United States
— 1 night
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Boston, United States
— 2 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 4 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 1 night
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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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.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online visit planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In January, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Portland.
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Portland, United States — 1 night

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in Portland to be a bit cooler, around 1°C, while days are much colder, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to fly to Seattle.
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Seattle, United States — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Pop Culture, Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront, Space Needle, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle and then take a memorable tour with Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip app.

Fly from Portland to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Seattle, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Portland.
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Portland, United States — 4 nights

City of Roses

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to Portland by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Boston.
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Boston, United States — 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Boston visit planner.

Fly from Portland to Boston in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Boston is 3 hours. In January, Boston is a bit cooler than Portland - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia, United States — 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Eastern State Penitentiary as well as Liberty Bell Center. On the 30th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center and then steep yourself in history at Independence Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and then see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia day trip planning site.

You can fly from Boston to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can fly to Boston.
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Boston, United States — 2 nights

Beantown

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Boston trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Toronto.
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Toronto, Canada — 4 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St. Lawrence Market, CN Tower, Hockey Hall of Fame, and other attractions.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Toronto tour builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Boston to Toronto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in February, expect Toronto to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to Calgary.
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Calgary, Canada — 1 night

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Calgary Tower. On the 6th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Calgary trip planning tool.

Getting from Toronto to Calgary by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Calgary, with lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park, Canada — 3 nights

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.
To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park online travel planner.

Drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Calgary.
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Calgary, Canada — 2 nights

Stampede City

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Calgary trip planning website.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Calgary in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gastown, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Granville Island.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver tour planner.

You can fly from Calgary to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Calgary in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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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.
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