54 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

54 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Nafplio, Greece
— 4 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Argostolion
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Argostolion, Greece
— 5 nights
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Tsilivi (Planos), Greece
— 5 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Wroclaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Poznan, Poland
— 3 nights
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Newark, United States
— 3 nights
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina — 2 nights

Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrala Marije Majke Crkve, then snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koski-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and finally don't miss a visit to Mehmed Karadoz Moschee. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kravica and then pause for some photo ops at il Monte Della Croce.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mostar trip itinerary planning website.

Washington DC, USA to Mostar is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Washington DC to Mostar, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in September, Mostar is little chillier at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kotor.
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Kotor, Montenegro — 3 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor City Walls & Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Rocks, and head off the coast to Island of Saint George.

You can plan Kotor trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Mostar to Kotor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 5 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Change things up with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, take a stroll through Old Town, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and take an in-depth tour of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in September, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Greece — 5 nights

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Arena horse riding corfu (in Perithia), Apollo Dive Center (in Nissaki) and Avlaki Beach (in Kassiopi). There's much more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery Panagia of Tenedos, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Corfu Town road trip website.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Corfu Town in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens day trip planner.

Fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In October, daytime highs in Athens are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nafplio.
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Nafplio, Greece — 4 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Corinth Canal (in Isthmia) and Archea Korinthos (in Corinth). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and contemplate the long history of Lion Gate.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nafplio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in October, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Argostolion.
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Argostolion, Greece — 5 nights

A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Change things up with these side-trips from Argostolion: Vathy (Maritime – Folklore Museum of Ithaca & Vathy Bay), Monastery of Panagia Agrilion (in Sami) and Paralia Mnimata (in Ithaca). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at Kefalonia Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Gentilini Winery & Vineyards, steep yourself in history at Memorial Acqui Division, and examine the collection at Divino Wines and Vinegar.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Argostolion day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nafplio to Argostolion in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Argostolion when traveling from Nafplio in October, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to Tsilivi (Planos).
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Tsilivi (Planos), Greece — 5 nights

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Venture out of the city with trips to Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria), Goumas Estate - Art & Wine Winery (in Maries) and Blue Caves (in Korithi). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Zakynthos Metropolis Church, learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery, and experience rural life at Therianos Family Farm.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tsilivi (Planos) travel route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Argostolion to Tsilivi (Planos) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 4 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mykonos Town: Delos (Archaeological Museum of Delos, Mount Kynthos, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach, and make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour planner.

Fly from Tsilivi (Planos) to Mykonos Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 4 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, and kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

Before you visit Fira, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in October, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Greece — 2 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules), then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Paterianakis.

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Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in November, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Wroclaw.
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Wroclaw, Poland — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Spend the 6th (Sun) among pleasant surroundings at Rynek of Wroclaw. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at GOjump Wroclaw Park Trampolin, examine the collection at Panorama Raclawicka, engage your brain at Museum of Games and Computers of the Past Era (Games Museum), and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wroclaw tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Heraklion to Wroclaw in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Heraklion in November, with highs in Wroclaw at 48°F and lows at 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Poznan.
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Poznan, Poland — 3 nights

Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Poznan is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of St. Stanislaus (Fara Church), admire the landmark architecture of Domki Budnicze, gain insight with City Event Poznan Food Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Morasko Meteorite Reservation.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Poznan journey app.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Poznan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Poznan are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Newark.
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Newark, United States — 3 nights

Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newark: Princeton University Art Museum (in Princeton), Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton) and Washington Crossing Historic Park (in Washington Crossing). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bronx Zoo, browse the exhibits of Storm King Art Center, examine the collection at Motorcyclepedia Museum, and explore the world behind art at Gateways to Newark: Portraits.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Newark trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Poznan to Newark with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Poznan to Newark is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Poznan in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Newark: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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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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