45 days in United States, Canada & Mexico City Itinerary

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Toronto, Canada
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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Louisbourg, Canada
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New York City, United States
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Washington DC, United States
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Wilmington, United States
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Jacksonville, United States
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Orlando, United States
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Miami, United States
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Houston, United States
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Dallas, United States
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Albuquerque, United States
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Salt Lake City, United States
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Las Vegas, United States
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San Diego, United States
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Los Angeles, United States
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Portland, United States
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Vancouver, Canada
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Toronto, Canada — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take a stroll through Distillery Historic District, then see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, and then wander the streets of Toronto Harbour. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square, then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, then take a stroll through West Queen West, and finally take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Lester B. Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls, Canada — 2 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Trius Winery. Take a break from the city and head to White Water Walk and Journey Behind the Falls. There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Wayne Gretzky Estates, do a tasting at Pondview at Bella Terra Vineyards, and look for gifts at BeauChapeau Hat Shop.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary website.

Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Louisbourg.
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Louisbourg, Canada — 2 nights

Louisbourg is an unincorporated community and former town located in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.HistoryThe French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713 and its fortified seaport on the southwest part of the harbour, naming it in honour of Louis XIV. The harbour had been used by European mariners since at least the 1590s, when it was known as English Port and Havre à l'Anglois. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Two Rivers Wildlife Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Louisbourg Boardwalk Park and Boat Launch, visit a coastal fixture at Louisbourg Lighthouse, then hike along Louisbourg Old Town Trail, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kennington Cove Beach.

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Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Louisbourg takes 23 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in July: high temperatures in Louisbourg hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 10th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach, then kick back and relax at Jacob Riis Park, and then take a stroll through SoHo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then visit Dumbo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Louisbourg to New York City takes 16.5 hours. Traveling from Louisbourg to New York City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Louisbourg in July, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC, United States — 2 nights

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, admire the natural beauty at U.S. National Arboretum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Wilmington.
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Wilmington, United States — 3 nights

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Head to Expo 216 and Cape Fear Spice Merchantsfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Step out of Wilmington to go to Winnabow and see Brunswick Town and Fort Anderson State Historic Site, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Camp, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Front Street Brewery, contemplate the long history of Zebulon Latimer House, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Wilmington trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Wilmington by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Jacksonville.
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Jacksonville, United States — 2 nights

The River City

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, then get engrossed in the history at Amelia Island Museum of History, then contemplate the long history of Amelia Island Historic District, and finally walk around Seaside Park. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, then kick back and relax at Atlantic Beach, and then stroll through Jacksonville Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Jacksonville trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Wilmington to Jacksonville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.
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Orlando, United States — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then kick back and relax at Dan Tarrell Memorial Point. Keep things going the next day: revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, wander the streets of International Drive, and then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Orlando.

To find out how to plan a trip to Orlando, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Jacksonville to Orlando takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Miami.
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Miami, United States — 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll get in some beach time at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Bal Harbor Beach. You'll explore and learn at Perez Art Museum Miami and Romero Britto Fine Art Gallery. Take a break from Miami with a short trip to Bal Harbour Shops in Bal Harbour, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, and shop like a local with Espanola Way.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Houston.
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Houston, United States — 2 nights

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Let the collections at Lone Star Flight Museum and 1940 Air Terminal Museum capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Armand Bayou Nature Center and Cockrell Butterfly Center. When in Houston, make a side trip to see San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site in La Porte, approximately La Porte away. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Funeral History.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Houston day trip site.

Getting from Miami to Houston by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Houston are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to fly to Mexico City.
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Mexico City, Mexico — 1 night

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 27th (Thu), wander the streets of Polanco, learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Popular, and finally stroll around Alameda Central. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City road trip planning app.

Getting from Houston to Mexico City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in July, with highs in Mexico City at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Dallas.
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Dallas, United States — 2 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Head to NorthPark Center and Wild Bill's Western Storefor plenty of shopping. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Log Cabin Village will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Dallas to Fort Worth to see Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions Dallas, wander the streets of Bishop Arts District, and explore the world behind art at Crow Collection of Asian Art.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Mexico City to Dallas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in July; daily highs in Dallas reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Albuquerque.
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Albuquerque, United States — 2 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
For shopping fun, head to Nedra Matteucci Galleries or Malouf on the Plaza. Appreciate the collections at Palace of the Governors and Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albuquerque: Santa Fe (New Mexico Museum of Art, Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Tingley Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Albuquerque driving holiday planner.

Fly from Dallas to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Albuquerque. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in August: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City, United States — 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, and finally examine the collection at Church History Museum. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Little Cottonwood Canyon, then hike along Lake Blanche Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Doughnut Falls.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas, United States — 2 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.
On the 6th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center, and then take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to San Diego.
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San Diego, United States — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then kick back and relax at Pacific Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool, then bet on a winner at Del Mar Race Track, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Del Mar City Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Diego tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States

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.
For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You will leave for Portland on the 9th (Wed).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): go for a walk through Wintler Community Park, then hike along Waterfront Renaissance Trail, and then stop by Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum, then take in the exciting artwork at Live Laugh Love Art, then do a tasting at Erath Vineyards Winery, and finally grab your bike and head to Willamette River Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Portland online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Portland, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at False Creek, enjoy the sand and surf at English Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Third Beach, and finally wander the streets of Gastown. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, then kick back and relax at Jericho Beach, and then kick back and relax at Spanish Banks.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planner.

Fly from Portland to Vancouver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough 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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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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