60 days in United States, Canada & Europe Itinerary

60 days in United States, Canada & Europe Itinerary

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Anchorage, United States
— 1 night
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Fairbanks, United States
— 3 nights
Train to Denali, Bus to Denali National Park and Preserve
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Denali National Park and Preserve, United States
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kenai Fjords National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Drive
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Whittier, United States
Bus to Anchorage, Fly to Vancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly to Edmonton, Bus to Jasper National Park
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yoho National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 1 night
Fly
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Toronto, Canada
— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa, Canada
— 2 nights
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Quebec City, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreal, Canada
— 1 night
Fly
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Halifax, Canada
— 3 nights
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Gros Morne National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive to Deer Lake Airport, Fly to Budapest
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 14 nights
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Anchorage, United States — 1 night

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage online attractions planner.

Perth, Australia to Anchorage is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Anchorage, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Anchorage, with lows around 13°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Fairbanks.
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Fairbanks, United States — 3 nights

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Georgeson Botanical Garden, get a new perspective on nature at University of Alaska Museum of the North, then see the interesting displays at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, and finally examine the collection at Bouchard's International Dog Mushing and Sled Museum. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Alyeska Pipeline Viewing Point, then stop by Santa Claus House, and then get in on the family fun at Pioneer Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fairbanks trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Fairbanks sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Denali National Park and Preserve.
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Denali National Park and Preserve, United States — 3 nights

The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
On the 21st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead, take in the awesome beauty at Denali, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. On your second day here, experience rural life at Dog Gone It and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Denali National Park and Preserve day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Fairbanks to Denali National Park and Preserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Denali National Park and Preserve are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Kenai Fjords National Park.
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Kenai Fjords National Park, United States — 3 nights

Mountains, ice, and sea all converge in dramatic fashion at Kenai Fjords National Park.
On the 23rd (Fri), hike along Exit Glacier. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Fox Island, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pederson Glacier, and then hike along Harding Ice Field Trail.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kenai Fjords National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denali National Park and Preserve to Kenai Fjords National Park. In August in Kenai Fjords National Park, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Whittier.
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Whittier, United States

Whittier is a city at the head of the Passage Canal in the U.S. state of Alaska, about 58 miles southeast of Anchorage. On the 26th (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can drive from Kenai Fjords National Park to Whittier in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 2 nights

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll around Stanley Park and then enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then wander the streets of Granville Island.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Whittier to Vancouver takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Whittier to Vancouver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Whittier in September: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 22°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.
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Jasper National Park, Canada — 3 nights

The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Skyline Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, and take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Vancouver to Jasper National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Jasper National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in September, Jasper National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Yoho National Park.
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Yoho National Park, Canada — 2 nights

Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll through Iceline Trail, admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sherbrooke Lake. On your second day here, explore the activities along Kicking Horse River, then explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, and then explore the activities along Emerald Lake.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yoho National Park online attractions planner.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Yoho National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Jasper National Park in September, expect nights in Yoho National Park to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park, Canada — 1 night

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls and then learn more about the world around you at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park travel route builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yoho National Park to Banff National Park. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Toronto.
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Toronto, Canada — 3 nights

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 (Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of CN Tower, make a trip to Harbourfront Centre, explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Toronto tour builder website.

Getting from Banff National Park to Toronto by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Banff National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Toronto, with highs around 26°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ottawa.
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Ottawa, Canada — 2 nights

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Canadian Museum of Nature, then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Gatineau Park, stop by ByWard Market, and then steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ottawa travel tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Ottawa when traveling from Toronto in September, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Quebec City.
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Quebec City, Canada — 3 nights

With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Go for a jaunt from Quebec City to Sainte Anne de Beaupre to see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, visit Place Royale, appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin, and take a stroll through Old Quebec.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Quebec City travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Quebec City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Quebec City are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.
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Montreal, Canada — 1 night

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 20th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, then take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to fly to Halifax.
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Halifax, Canada — 3 nights

The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures (in South Maitland), River Rafting & Tubing (in Maitland) and The Links At Penn Hills (in Shubenacadie). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, ponder the world of politics at Province House, and brush up on your military savvy at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Halifax holiday planner.

You can fly from Montreal to Halifax in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Halifax is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Halifax can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Gros Morne National Park.
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Gros Morne National Park, Canada — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Gros Morne National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Lookout Hills Trail, then explore the striking landscape at The Tablelands, and then examine the collection at The Discovery Center.

Before you visit Gros Morne National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Halifax in September: high temperatures in Gros Morne National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and make a trip to Heroes' Square.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Budapest attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gros Morne National Park to Budapest. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in September, expect Budapest to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 14 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Delft (Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, Vermeer Centrum Delft, &more), The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more) and Haarlem (The Corrie ten Boom House, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

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

You can fly from Budapest to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for 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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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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