35 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

35 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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35 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Chicago, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Calgary, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Vancouver, Canada
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Portland, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sacramento, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Chicago, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Marquette Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk Lot, and then identify plant and animal life at Independence Grove Forest Preserve.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Chicago is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Chicago. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in June; daily highs in Chicago reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Independence Grove Forest Preserve, Riverwalk Lot, Lake Michigan
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Independence Grove Forest Preserve ©
Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Marquette Building ©
Marquette Building

2
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Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 22nd (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Stephen Avenue Walk and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Mt. Lorette Ponds and then explore the activities along Upper Kananaskis Lake.

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You can fly from Chicago to Calgary in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Calgary. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in June; daily highs in Calgary reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Upper Kananaskis Lake, Mt. Lorette Ponds
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Mt. Lorette Ponds ©
Mt. Lorette Ponds
Upper Kananaskis Lake ©
Upper Kananaskis Lake
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cave and Basin National Historic Site as well as Lake Louise. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Willock & Sax Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Lake Louise and Plain of Six Glaciers. On the 27th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort.

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You can drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Calgary in June; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 19°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Vancouver.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©

9
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Explore hidden gems such as Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park and Grouse Mountain. Visit Fort Langley National Historic Site and Burnaby Village Museum for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vancouver: Britannia Mine Museum (in Britannia Beach), Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve (in Chilliwack) and Lake Lovely Water (in Squamish). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Granville Island, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, admire all the interesting features of Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Park.

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Getting from Banff National Park to Vancouver by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in June: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Vancouver

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Richmond, Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve, Britannia Mine Museum, Lighthouse Park
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

2
nights
Portland, United States

Portland ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Hood and Forest Park. For shopping fun, head to Powell's City of Books or Pearl District. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Vista House (in Corbett) and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge). It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden and browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market.

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You can fly from Vancouver to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Vista House, Mount Hood
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands and then engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Exploratorium and then kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

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Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Childrens Museums, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Marin Headlands
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California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

2
nights
Sacramento, United States

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 12th (Fri), stop by Westfield Galleria at Roseville, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Trove, then steep yourself in history at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, and finally examine the collection at California State Capitol and Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, identify plant and animal life at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sacramento trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Sacramento by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Sacramento hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sacramento

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Roseville, Effie Yeaw Nature Center
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Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park ©
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum

3
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some cultural insight at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carpinteria State Beach and Ojai Meadows Preserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains & Santa Monica Farmers Market), Ventura Harbor Village (in Ventura) and Bart's Books (in Ojai). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and stop by The Original Farmers Market.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Sacramento to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sacramento in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ojai, Ventura Harbor Village, Carpinteria State Beach
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Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 18th (Thu), shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, and then take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas

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nights
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
Get in touch with nature at Silver Beach County Park and Grand Mere State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area (in Medaryville) and STATELINE BLUEBERRIES (in Michigan City). Enjoy Chicago some more: examine the collection at The Field Museum and take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chicago online journey planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Chicago by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get a bit cooler in Chicago: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Grand Mere State Park, Stateline Blueberries, Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
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Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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