43 days in Europe, Canada & United States Itinerary

43 days in Europe, Canada & United States Itinerary

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43 days in Europe, Canada & United States Itinerary

Start: Bodrum City, Turkey
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Detroit, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + tram:  6​h 15​min
6
Miami, United States
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Monterey, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Vancouver, Canada
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
13
Boston, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
14
Portland, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
15
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
16
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Bodrum City, Turkey

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner .

Bodrum City, Turkey to Paris is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bodrum City to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bodrum City in October, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Paris

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, then don't miss a visit to CN Tower, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip planner .

Fly from Paris to Toronto in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Paris to Toronto due to the time zone difference. In October in Toronto, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

#Museums, #Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
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Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
CN Tower
CN Tower
St. Lawrence Market ©
St. Lawrence Market

1
night
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, get to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk, and then identify plant and animal life at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

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Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory ©
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

2
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Toronto online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Toronto

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hockey Hall of Fame ©
Hockey Hall of Fame
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
St Michael's Cathedral Basilica ©
St Michael's Cathedral Basilica

2
nights
Detroit, United States

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Guardian Building. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Comerica Park, admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, then examine the collection at Motown Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Detroit journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Toronto to Detroit takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Detroit

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dearborn
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

2
nights
Miami, United States

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, wander the streets of Ocean Drive, and enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Miami travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Toronto to Miami in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Miami is much warmer than Toronto - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. You will leave for New Orleans on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Miami

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour planner .

Getting from Miami to Los Angeles by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In November, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Miami - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Monterey, United States

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Monterey attractions planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get little chillier in Monterey: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in San Francisco are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Yosemite National Park, United States

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 8th (Thu), hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get great views at Twin Peaks, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and then explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in San Francisco hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Nature, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
AT&T Park ©
AT&T Park
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vancouver: Central Saanich (Victoria Butterfly Gardens & The Butchart Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Stanley Park, take a stroll through Granville Island, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vancouver driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Vancouver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Vancouver is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Boston.

Things to do in Vancouver

#Parks, #Nature, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Central Saanich
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain

1
night
Boston, United States

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Vancouver to Boston takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Boston due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

#Parks
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

3
nights
Portland, United States

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Boston to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Boston in November since evenings lows in Portland dip to -1°C. You will leave for New York City on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Head Light, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

Start your trip to New York City by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Portland to New York City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace and then get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip website .

Getting from New York City to Istanbul by flight takes about 15 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from New York City in November since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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