45 days in Canada, United States, Caribbean & Mexico Itinerary

45 days in Canada, United States, Caribbean & Mexico Itinerary

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Toronto, Canada
— 4 nights
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 2 nights
Bus to Buffalo, Fly to New York City
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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
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Bridgetown, Barbados
— 2 nights
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Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 3 nights
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Nassau, Bahamas
— 4 nights
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Cancun, Mexico
— 4 nights
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
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San Diego, United States
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, United States
— 3 nights
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Haleakala National Park, United States
— 3 nights
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Lahaina, United States
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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 striking features of CN Tower, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, and explore the world behind art at The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Toronto is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Toronto. Traveling from Adelaide in February, things will get cooler in Toronto: highs are around 0°C and lows about -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 15:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Clifton Hill as well as Horseshoe Falls. On the 16th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Horseshoe Falls and then find something for the whole family at Clifton Hill. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls day trip tool.

Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:

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: stroll around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In February, New York City is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Bridgetown.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 23:

Bridgetown, Barbados

— 2 nights
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. On the 24th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, then contemplate the long history of St. Nicholas Abbey, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Welchman Hall Gully, take in nature's colorful creations at Hunte's Gardens, then explore the fascinating underground world of Harrison's Cave., and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Mount Gay Visitor Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bridgetown trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Bridgetown by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get much hotter in Bridgetown: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Paradise Island.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:

Paradise Island, Bahamas

— 3 nights
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
When in Paradise Island, make a side trip to see French Leave Beach in Governor's Harbour, approximately Governor's Harbour away. The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, step off the mainland to explore Rose Island, stop by Bahama Craft Centre, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paradise Island online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bridgetown to Paradise Island takes 9.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bridgetown to Paradise Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bridgetown in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Paradise Island, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Nassau.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:

Nassau, Bahamas

— 4 nights
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Junkanoo Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Studio Ohana, and step off the mainland to explore Blue Lagoon Island.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Nassau trip planner.

Nassau is very close to Paradise Island. In March in Nassau, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Cancun.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:

Cancun, Mexico

— 4 nights
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Playa del Carmen (Xaman Ha Aviary, Xcaret, &more). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, take in the pleasant sights at Av Kukulkan, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and kick back and relax at Playa Delfines.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cancun trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Nassau to Cancun takes 7 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

— 3 nights
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Puerto Vallarta is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta day trip tool.

Fly from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cancun in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Puerto Vallarta, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

Los Angeles, United States

— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online route planner.

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in March, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:

San Diego, United States

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, stroll around La Jolla Cove, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:

Honolulu, United States

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Honolulu is known for historic sites, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Honolulu takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Honolulu. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in March, with highs in Honolulu at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Haleakala National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:

Haleakala National Park, United States

— 3 nights

A Rare and Sacred Landscape

Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. The adventure continues: get impressive views of Haleakala Crater, explore by horseback at Pipiwai Trail, don't miss a visit to Charles Lindbergh's Grave, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pools at Ohe'o.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Haleakala National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Haleakala National Park in 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Haleakala National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Haleakala National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:

Lahaina, United States

— 3 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take an in-depth tour of Baldwin Home Museum, and finally stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, and then relax in the rural setting at Maui Tropical Plantation.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Haleakala National Park to Lahaina. In March, daytime highs in Lahaina are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:

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.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · 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.

Barbados travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Caves
Little England
Plan a vacation on the small Caribbean island of Barbados and experience its rich history and vibrant culture. Affectionately called "Little England," the island retains a noticeable British influence in its lively culture, visible especially in sport, religion, and the charming British style buildings with a Caribbean flair. On a tour of Barbados you can lounge on sandy beaches, participate in world-class surfing, roam the World Heritage-listed capital, or explore the lush island interior. When on the island, don't forget to sample its world-famous rum and the signature local dish, the flying fish.

Bahamas travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Islands · Water & Amusement Parks
Part of an archipelago encompassing hundreds of islets and cays, Bahamas boast many pink beaches, which get their vibrant color from fractured seashells mixed with ordinary sand. For most pleasure seekers an ideal holiday in Bahamas consists of various sea activities, occasionally interrupted by tours of several cities, offering an eclectic music scene dominated by calypso, soca, and junkanoo genres. Romantic enough to attract newlyweds from around the globe, the islands are also a major center of eco-tourism, with visits to national parks and diving tours in colorful reefs among the most popular things to do in Bahamas.

Mexico travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
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.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Hawaii travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.

Maui travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.