45 days in United States, Canada & Mexico Itinerary

45 days in United States, Canada & Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock holiday planner

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Orlando, United States
— 3 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 4 nights
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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Fly to Buffalo, Bus to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 2 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 4 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Montreal
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Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 5 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 5 nights
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Mexico City, Mexico
— 4 nights
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Orlando, United States

— 3 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.
Pack the 2nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip app.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Orlando is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Orlando, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, with highs in Orlando at 37°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

Washington DC, United States

— 4 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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planning website.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:

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 museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

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You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:

Niagara Falls, Canada

— 2 nights
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
On the next day, stroll through Horseshoe Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Journey Behind the Falls, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Niagara Falls to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Toronto, Canada

— 4 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 zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and engage your brain at Ontario Science Centre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Toronto road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:

Montreal, Canada

— 3 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, contemplate the long history of Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal, stroll around Mount Royal Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal travel route site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Montreal in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Montreal are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Vancouver, Canada

— 5 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.
On the 24th (Fri), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Granville Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, admire the natural beauty at Queen Elizabeth Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Montreal to Vancouver takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Montreal in September, plan for slightly colder days in Vancouver, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:

San Francisco, United States

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online visit planner.

Getting from Vancouver to San Francisco by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Vancouver in September, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:

Las Vegas, United States

— 5 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Mexico City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:

Mexico City, Mexico

— 4 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City to go to San Juan Teotihuacan and see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mexico City attractions tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Mexico City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Mexico City at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Tulum.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:

Tulum, Mexico

— 5 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Playa del Carmen (Skydiving, Playacar Golf Club, &more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum online road trip planner.

Getting from Mexico City to Tulum by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Tulum is 1 hour. In October, Tulum is a bit warmer than Mexico City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Mexico travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Beaches · Landmarks
Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.