60 days in Europe, South America, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe, South America, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly to El Dorado International Airport, Drive to Ibague
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Ibague, Colombia
— 2 nights
Bus to Caicedonia, Bus to Manizales
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Manizales, Colombia
— 3 nights
Drive to El Dorado International Airport, Fly to Dallas
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Dallas, United States
— 1 night
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Kansas City, United States
— 4 nights
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Salt Lake City, United States
— 2 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 4 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Dortmund, Germany
— 1 night
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Lille, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 8 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 6 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Bordeaux, France
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Manchester, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Visit Chatsworth House and Mendips - John Lennon Home for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Railway Museum and Manchester Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Sally Mosley Guided Walks (in Over Haddon), Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre (in Northwich) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, ponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall, take an in-depth tour of Manchester Jewish Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Chad`s.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester holiday maker app.

Birmingham to Manchester is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ibague.
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Ibague, Colombia — 2 nights

In a country so tied to its rhythms and melodies, Ibague proudly bears the title of "Musical City of Colombia." And it's earned it, too, with folk music festivals, bars with live traditional music, concert halls, and some of the most prestigious musical education institutions on the continent.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stroll through Reserva Natural Orquideas del Tolima and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada de Ibague.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ibague road trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manchester to Ibague. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Ibague due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in July: high temperatures in Ibague hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. You will leave for Manizales on the 9th (Sun).
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Manizales, Colombia — 3 nights

A major center of education and commerce, Manizales also serves as one of the hubs of coffee production in Colombia.
On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Recinto del Pensamiento and then stroll through Reserva Ecologica Rio Blanco.

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You can take a bus from Ibague to Manizales in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ibague in July, with highs in Manizales at 24°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dallas.
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Dallas, United States — 1 night

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.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and then make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas vacation maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Manizales to Dallas. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Manizales in July, you will find days in Dallas are warmer (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Kansas City.
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Kansas City, United States — 4 nights

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Get some cultural insight at National WWI Museum and Memorial and Arabia Steamboat Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kansas City side-trips: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area (in Blue Springs) and Remington Nature Center (in Saint Joseph). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum and contemplate the long history of Union Station.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Kansas City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City, United States — 2 nights

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 18th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square. Here are some ideas for day two: trot along with Rocky Mountain Outfitters and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kansas City to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Salt Lake City. Traveling from Kansas City in July, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.
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Seattle, United States — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Museum of Flight and Glasshouse Studio. Change things up with a short trip to Discover Nature in Mount Rainier National Park (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, head outdoors with Puget Sound Express, see the interesting displays at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, and wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seattle attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Seattle is minus 1 hour. In July, Seattle is slightly colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States — 5 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Annenberg Community Beach House. Let the collections at Griffith Observatory and Norton Simon Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat (in Ventura), Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the interesting displays at The Hollywood Museum.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip tool.

You can fly from Seattle to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane, Australia — 4 nights

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Gallery of Modern Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Queensland Art Gallery and Birrunga Gallery & Dining will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane route builder.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Brisbane in 16 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 18 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect Brisbane to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 5 nights

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.
The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Art Gallery of New South Wales and Powerhouse Museum capture your imagination. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately Blacktown away. There's still lots to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, browse the exhibits of The Rocks Discovery Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary app.

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Dortmund.
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Dortmund, Germany — 1 night

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at German Football Museum and then stroll around Westfalenpark.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dortmund trip builder app.

You can fly from Sydney to Dortmund in 24 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Dortmund is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Dortmund to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lille.
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Lille, France — 1 night

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, don't miss a visit to Grande Place, then admire the striking features of Old Stock Exchange, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lille holiday planning site.

Getting from Dortmund to Lille by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 8 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Versailles (Palace of Versailles, The Royal Chapel, &more) and Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Rue du Gros-Horloge). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lille to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Montpellier.
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Montpellier, France — 6 nights

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Carrieres des Lumieres and Musee Saharien. Popular historic sites such as Cité de Carcassonne and Amphitheatre (les Arenes) are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Montpellier: Terre Liquide (in Mons), Eglise Saint-Nazaire (in Carcassonne Center) and Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Bertrand Bosc, steep yourself in history at Citadelle, make a trip to La Maison Carree, and wander the streets of Place de la Comedie.

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

Traveling by flight from Paris to Montpellier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Montpellier: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 3 nights

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee Hector Berlioz. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Musee Miniature et Cinema. Step out of Lyon to go to Peaugres and see Safari de Peaugres, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Colline de Fourviere, see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences, and stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lyon trip planner.

You can take a train from Montpellier to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Lyon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux, France — 2 nights

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland, admire the striking features of La Cite du Vin, then make a trip to Place de la Bourse, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Réserve Ornithologique du Teich and then see some colorful creatures with Hydrosphere Plongee.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Lyon to Bordeaux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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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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