51 days in Europe, South America, United States & Canada Itinerary

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Stockport, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Gramado, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu, Bus to Iguazu National Park
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Cincinnati, United States
— 3 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Montreal
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Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
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Stockport, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England, 7mi south-east of Manchester city centre, where the River Goyt and Tame merge to create the River Mersey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stockport: Castleton (Cave Dale, Peak Mountaineering, &more), Vale Royal Falconry Centre (in Northwich) and Bamford (Bike Garage & Ladybower Reservoir). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Alton Towers Resort, don't miss a visit to Jacob's Ladder, take in the dramatic natural features at Stanage Edge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Bramhall Methodist Church.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stockport trip itinerary maker tool.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Stockport is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June in Stockport, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Paris.
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Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Paris, France — 6 nights

City of Light

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Stockport to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockport to Paris. When traveling from Stockport in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Porto.
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Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 6:

Porto, Portugal — 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Porto is known for sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Porto road trip site.

You can fly from Paris to Porto in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Porto due to the time zone difference. In July in Porto, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Safaris, &more). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip builder.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in July, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Copacabana Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pedra Bonita, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and contemplate the long history of Parque Lage.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online trip builder.

Fly from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro in 13 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect nights in Rio de Janeiro to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo, Brazil — 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Paulo Brazil Temple, then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sao Paulo online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, with highs in Sao Paulo at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can fly to Gramado.
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Gramado, Brazil — 2 nights

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Snowland, explore the activities along Lago Negro, and then make a trip to Rua Coberta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then stroll around Mini Mundo.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gramado online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Gramado takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Iguazu National Park.
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina — 1 night

Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Iguazu National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. In July, daily temperatures in Iguazu National Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Buenos Aires.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
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Buenos Aires, Argentina — 3 nights

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, take in the history at Plaza de Mayo, and make a trip to Casa Rosada.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Iguazu National Park in July: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina — 3 nights

Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Carlos de Bariloche, with highs around 7°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Cincinnati.
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Cincinnati, United States — 3 nights

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cincinnati: Balloon Rides (in Lebanon), Miami Whitewater Forest (in Harrison) and Great Miami River Trail (in Montgomery). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, walk around Smale Riverfront Park, and take a peaceful walk through Redbird Hollow Preserve.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cincinnati online road trip planner.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Cincinnati in 21 hours. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in July: high temperatures in Cincinnati hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Toronto.
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Toronto, Canada — 5 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.
Explore Toronto's surroundings by going to Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, contemplate the long history of Casa Loma, appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District, and wander the streets of Kensington Market.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto holiday maker app.

Fly from Cincinnati to Toronto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cincinnati in August: highs in Toronto hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Montreal.
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Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:

Montreal, Canada — 2 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
On the 8th (Tue), walk around Mount Royal Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Montreal journey maker site.

Getting from Toronto to Montreal by combination of ferry and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 5 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, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, take a stroll through Granville Island, and enjoy breathtaking views from Vancouver Lookout.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Montreal to Vancouver in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 9 — 14:

Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.
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Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.
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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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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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