52 days in Europe, Canada, Caribbean, Central America & South Pacific Itinerary

52 days in Europe, Canada, Caribbean, Central America & South Pacific Itinerary

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Bus to Dublin, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
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Toronto, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nassau, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Belize City, Belize
— 4 nights
Fly
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kingston, Jamaica
— 2 nights
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Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
— 3 nights
Fly
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St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
— 2 nights
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Bridgetown, Barbados
— 2 nights
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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 3 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
— 3 nights
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Cardiff, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Big Pit National Coal Museum and Cardiff Castle will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at St Fagans National Museum of History and The Royal Mint Experience. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at National Museum Cardiff, get outside with Bay Island Voyages, don't miss a visit to The Animal Wall, and walk around Bute Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip planner.

London to Cardiff is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Cardiff

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:

Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Appreciate the collections at Conwy Castle and Walker Art Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels and Chester Cathedral. When in Liverpool, make a side trip to see Smallest House in Britain in Conwy, approximately Conwy away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at World Museum, don't miss a visit to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Liverpool online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Liverpool are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Liverpool

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Greyfriars Kirk. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Liverpool to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:

Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Appreciate the collections at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel. Glasgow Cathedral and City Chambers are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Glasgow's surroundings by going to Doune Castle (in Doune) and Stirling (Mar's Wark, The Old Town Jail, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis, examine the collection at The Tenement House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, and appreciate the history behind Glasgow Cenotaph.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Glasgow are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Let the collections at Titanic Belfast and SS Nomadic capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at War Years Remembered (War Museum) and Dunluce Castle. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, admire the masterpieces at Ulster Folk Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Belfast trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Glasgow to Belfast in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Belfast

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

Ottawa, Canada

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pariosse Ste. Clement, then brush up on your military savvy at Canadian War Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Oscar Peterson Statue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and finally wander the streets of ByWard Market.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ottawa day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Belfast to Ottawa takes 13 hours. Traveling from Belfast to Ottawa, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Belfast, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Ottawa, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:

Toronto, Canada

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then steep yourself in history at Casa Loma, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Toronto route planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in March; daily highs in Toronto reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Toronto

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:

Nassau, Bahamas

— 2 nights
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas and Pirates of Nassau Museum. Popular historic sites such as Christ Church Cathedral and Queen's Staircase are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, look for gifts at My Ocean, have a few drinks at Atlantis Casino, and explore the historical opulence of Fort Fincastle.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nassau planning app.

Getting from Toronto to Nassau by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In March, Nassau is warmer than Toronto - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Belize City.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

Belize City, Belize

— 4 nights
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Get a sense of the local culture at Altun Ha and St John's Cathedral. Explore Belize City's surroundings by going to The Belize Zoo (in La Democracia) and Blue Hole National Park (in Belmopan). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sea views from Baron Bliss Lighthouse, stop by Diamonds International, and appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Belize City day trip app.

You can fly from Nassau to Belize City in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nassau to Belize City. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Belize City when traveling from Nassau in March, with lows around 26°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Belize City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:

Montego Bay, Jamaica

— 2 nights
The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
On the 29th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Greenwood Great House, then contemplate the long history of Rose Hall Great House, and then tee off at Cinnamon Hill Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Doctor's Cave Beach, admire all the interesting features of Ahhh...Ras Natango Gallery and Garden, and then make a trip to The Cage.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Montego Bay trip site.

Explore your travel options from Belize City to Montego Bay with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Belize City to Montego Bay is 1 hour. March in Montego Bay sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:

Kingston, Jamaica

— 2 nights
The country's capital, Kingston offers all the excitement of a lively and storied city, while also housing the services and facilities travelers need to get around and see the rest of the island.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): walk around Emancipation Park, steep yourself in history at Bob Marley Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Devon House, and finally stop by Chocolate Dreams. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Port Royal.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kingston trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Montego Bay to Kingston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Basseterre.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis

— 3 nights
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park and Alexander Hamilton House. Let the collections at The Amazing Grace Experience visitor center and Glass Island Designz capture your imagination. Explore Basseterre's surroundings by going to Charlestown (St Theresa Catholic Church & Pinney's Beach).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Basseterre vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kingston to Basseterre. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kingston to Basseterre due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Basseterre can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Basseterre

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:

St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

— 2 nights
The capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, St John's represents the commercial and touristic center of the twin-island country.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, then get engrossed in the history at Betty's Hope, and then steep yourself in history at Shirley Heights. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Nelson's Dockyard.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our St. John's online attractions planner.

Getting from Basseterre to St. John's by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bridgetown.

Things to do in St. John's

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Bridgetown, Barbados

— 2 nights
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Sunbury Plantation House, then contemplate the long history of Andromeda Botanic Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hunte's Gardens. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Best of Barbados Gift Shop, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carlisle Bay, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Harrison's Cave..

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bridgetown trip app.

Getting from St. John's to Bridgetown by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Bridgetown can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

Funafuti, Tuvalu

— 3 nights
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

Start your trip to Funafuti by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Bridgetown to Funafuti with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Bridgetown to Funafuti. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Auckland.

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

Auckland, New Zealand

— 2 nights

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
On the 14th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower, learn about all things military at Auckland Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of St. Mary, and finally contemplate the long history of Stockade Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Devonport, visit a coastal fixture at Manukau Heads Lighthouse, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Auckland online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Auckland takes 16.5 hours. When traveling from Funafuti in April, plan for cooler days in Auckland, with highs around 22°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Auckland

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

Sydney, Australia

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
On the 16th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally stop by The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally stop by Darling Harbour.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney driving holiday planner.

Fly from Auckland to Sydney in 7 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in April, expect nights in Sydney to be little chillier, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Moresby.

Things to do in Sydney

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

— 3 nights
In contrast to the surrounding wilderness, national capital Port Moresby offers some impressive cultural attractions and a decent array of amenities.
Bomana War Cemetery and Port Moresby Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: trek along Kokoda Track, browse the different shops at Vision City Mega Mall, meet the residents at Adventure Park PNG, and explore the world behind art at National Museum and Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Moresby online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Sydney to Port Moresby in 7 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Port Moresby to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Moresby

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

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.