41 days in South Pacific, Asia, United States, Canada & South America Itinerary

41 days in South Pacific, Asia, United States, Canada & South America Itinerary

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Melbourne, Australia
— 1 day
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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
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Vancouver, Canada
— 6 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
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Portland, United States
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
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Melbourne, Australia

— 1 day

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Tokyo, Japan

— 5 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Have a day of magic on the 10th (Wed) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

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

Fly from Melbourne to Tokyo in 13.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, Tokyo is warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:

Los Angeles, United States

— 1 night

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Los Angeles takes 15 hours. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 17 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in August, plan for little chillier nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Vancouver on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Vancouver, Canada

— 6 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.
Go for a jaunt from Vancouver to Whistler to see Zipline about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Stanley Park, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to Vancouver in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Vancouver at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 21:

Seattle, United States

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle sightseeing site.

Drive from Vancouver to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can fly to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

Portland, United States

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portland route app.

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Portland sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

San Francisco, United States

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 24th (Wed), walk around Golden Gate Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then go for a walk through Lombard Street. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

Las Vegas, United States

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, wander the streets of The Strip, and try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

New York City, United States

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 4:

Washington DC, United States

— 3 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 7 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, Imperial Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Rio de Janeiro takes 16 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 15:

Los Angeles, United States

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Los Angeles in 18.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
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.