43 days in North America Itinerary

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Toronto, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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Portland, United States
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San Francisco, United States
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Las Vegas, United States
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Los Angeles, United States
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San Diego, United States
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San Antonio, United States
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Austin, United States
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New Orleans, United States
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Orlando, United States
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Chicago, United States
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Toronto, Canada — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, then relax in the rural setting at Riverdale Farm, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, then examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and then make a trip to CN Tower.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Toronto online visit planner.

New York City, USA to Toronto is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, Toronto is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 52°F and lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight 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.
Vancouver is known for parks, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitsilano Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vancouver trip planner.

Fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Vancouver. Traveling from Toronto in April, Vancouver is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Portland.
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Portland, United States — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): gain insight at Portland State University, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, take a stroll through Ladd's Addition, then walk around Laurelhurst Park, and finally take in the views from Hawthorne Bridge. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, then have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in April, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco, United States — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planning app.

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Portland in April since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas, United States — 5 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, wander the streets of The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and try to win big at Casino At The Venetian.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in April; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 80°F and lows reach 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States — 3 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Annenberg Community Beach House) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.
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San Diego, United States — 3 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and explore the striking landscape of Cabrillo National Monument.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April in San Diego, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to San Antonio.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the history at Mission San Juan, take in the history at Mission Espada, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally walk around Brackenridge Park. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip builder tool.

Getting from San Diego to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to San Antonio. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Austin.
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Austin, United States — 3 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for sightseeing, fun & games, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, learn the secrets of beer at Bike and Brew ATX, admire the masterpieces at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, and stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Austin tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in April, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.
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New Orleans, United States — 4 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and visit Garden District.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip website.

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in April, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Playa del Carmen.
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico — 3 nights

The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site & Spas). Spend the 4th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Xcaret and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

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Fly from New Orleans to Playa del Carmen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in May: highs in Playa del Carmen hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando, United States — 5 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Boat Tours & Water Sports in Saint Cloud, approximately Saint Cloud away. Pack the 6th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 9th (Thu) at Magic Kingdom Park. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, and make a splash at Discovery Cove.

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Fly from Playa del Carmen to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Orlando sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.
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Chicago, United States — 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planning tool.

Getting from Orlando to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in May: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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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Oregon travel guide

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A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.
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California travel guide

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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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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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Mexico travel guide

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Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.
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Florida travel guide

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The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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