36 days in United States, Canada & Cancun Itinerary

36 days in United States, Canada & Cancun Itinerary

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36 days in United States, Canada & Cancun Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Montreal, Canada
— 9 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
2
Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
bus:  12​h
3
New York City, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Wilmington, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Miami, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Cancun, Mexico
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney, Australia

9
nights
Montreal, Canada

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Do your shopping at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and Douglass Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Tessier Beach and Speed Boats Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Montreal: Saint Benedict Abbey (in Saint-Benoit-du-Lac), Reseau du mont Berthier (in Bromont) and Carrefour Laval (in Laval). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, learn about winemaking at Vignoble de L'Orpailleur, wander the streets of Quartier des spectacles, and stroll through Mont Orford.

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Sydney, Australia to Montreal is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Montreal reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mont Orford, Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, Carrefour Laval, Saint Benedict Abbey, Vignoble de L'Orpailleur
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Speed Boats Tours
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

2
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 24th (Wed), do a tasting at 13th Street Winery, learn about winemaking at Megalomaniac Winery, and then do a tasting at Kacaba Vineyards Winery. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at St. Catharines Flea Market, learn about winemaking at Creekside Estate Winery, learn about winemaking at Cave Spring Cellars, then get a taste of the local shopping with Jordan Art Gallery, and finally stop by The Kenneth Lane Smith Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Toronto online trip builder .

Getting from Montreal to Toronto by combination of bus, flight, and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July in Toronto, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Toronto

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Jordan, St. Catharines, Vineland, Jordan Art Gallery
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Creekside Estate Winery ©
Creekside Estate Winery
Cave Spring Cellars ©
Cave Spring Cellars
Megalomaniac Winery ©
Megalomaniac Winery

6
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Shop till you drop at Lido Beach and Gunnison Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Michener Art Museum and Parry Mansion. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe (in Lavallette), Riverside Gardens Park (in Red Bank) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Manasquan Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Nockamixon State Park, kick back and relax at Long Beach, and snap pictures at Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Toronto to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandy Hook, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Parry Mansion, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Nockamixon State Park
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Gunnison Beach ©
Gunnison Beach
Manasquan Beach ©
Manasquan Beach

3
nights
Wilmington, United States

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic District and Museum of the Bizarre. Visit Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex and Haag and Sons Seafood for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Wilmington: Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room (in Southport), Duplin Winery (in Rose Hill) and Huffman Vineyards (in Richlands). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bald Head Island Beach, browse the fresh offerings at Motts Channel Seafood, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wilmington sightseeing planner .

Fly from New York City to Wilmington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Wrightsville Beach, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room, Duplin Winery, Haag and Sons Seafood
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Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Duplin Winery ©
Duplin Winery
Huffman Vineyards ©
Huffman Vineyards

3
nights
Miami, United States

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then wander the streets of Wynwood, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach. On the next day, wander the streets of Ocean Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at 12th Street Beach, and then shop like a local with Britto Central.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Miami trip builder site .

You can fly from Wilmington to Miami in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Wilmington in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Miami. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Wynwood ©
Wynwood
Ocean Drive ©
Ocean Drive

7
nights
Cancun, Mexico

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Playa Xpuha and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. We've included these beaches for you: Dolphin & Whale Watching and 3D Museum of Wonders. Get out of town with these interesting Cancun side-trips: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church, & more) and Cenote Santa Cruz (in Akumal). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Museo Sensorial del Tequila, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Chacmool, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Escenica.

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Fly from Miami to Cancun in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, La Playa Xpuha, Cenote Santa Cruz
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
La Playa Xpuha ©
La Playa Xpuha
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Wedge and Cabrillo Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 and Victoria Beach. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Palms State Beach and don't miss a visit to Korean Bell of Friendship.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Los Angeles takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In August, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Cancun - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, The Wedge
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The Wedge ©
The Wedge
Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 ©
Battleship USS Iowa BB-61
Royal Palms State Beach ©
Royal Palms State Beach

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