31 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

31 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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Houston, United States
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Miami, United States
— 3 nights
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Orlando, United States
— 4 nights
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Chicago, United States
— 3 nights
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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
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Boston, United States
— 2 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 3 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 4 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
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Houston, United States

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 16th (Wed), walk around Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park and then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary builder app.

Adelaide, Australia to Houston is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 15.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can fly to Miami.
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Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 17:

Miami, United States — 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On your second day here, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then kick back and relax at Miami Beach & Boardwalk, and then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Miami day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Miami. Traveling from Houston in November, expect Miami to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Orlando.
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Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

Orlando, United States — 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 20th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Orlando, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Chicago.
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Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:

Chicago, United States — 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In November, Chicago is cooler than Orlando - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

New York City, United States — 5 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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, wander the streets of Times Square, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip tool.

You can fly from Chicago to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
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Boston, United States — 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 1st (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Boston Common, then wander the streets of North End, then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and finally take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Boston to be slightly colder, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Toronto.
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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.
Toronto is known for sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip maker app.

Getting from Boston to Toronto by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Boston in December, plan for little chillier days in Toronto, with highs around 2°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Calgary.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Calgary, Canada — 4 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 8th (Thu), spend a day of historical exploration at Heritage Park Historical Village. And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Spruce Meadows, get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cold Garden Beverage Company.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Calgary driving holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Calgary takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Calgary due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Calgary at -2°C and lows at -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
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Vancouver, Canada — 4 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.
When in Vancouver, make a side trip to see Whistler Blackcomb in Whistler, approximately Whistler away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Stanley Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, boost your wellbeing at Halsa Spa, and snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Calgary to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Calgary, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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

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.
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