56 days in Europe, South Pacific & United States Itinerary

56 days in Europe, South Pacific & United States Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
2
Paris, France
— 6 nights
3
Bayeux, France
— 6 nights
4
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 4 nights
5
Nice, France
— 6 nights
6
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
7
Port Douglas, Australia
— 3 nights
8
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
9
Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
10
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 4 nights
11
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get some cultural insight at Anne Frank House and The Jordaan. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Hofje van Bakenes, Grote Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the world behind art at De Nieuwe Kerk, shop like a local with Leidseplein, and examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday maker tool.

Brighton and Hove, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Haarlem
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 12:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer. Your inner history buff will appreciate Normandy American Cemetery and Bayeux War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (in Cintheaux) and Ranville (Pegasus Bridge, Pegasus Memorial, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Dames, and go for a walk through Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Arromanches-les-Bains, Ranville, Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, Musee D-Day Omaha
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 18:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

4
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Get some historical perspective at Mont Saint-Michel and Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes. Musee du poire and Musee Christian Dior will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Michel: Parc des Forges de Varenne (in Champsecret), Domfront (Chateau de Domfront & Eglise Notre-Dame-sur-l'Eau) and Les Chapelles de l'Oratoire (in Passais). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Quentin, see the interesting displays at Ecomusee du Moulin de la See, and steep yourself in history at Cabane Vauban.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Domfront, Granville, Parc des Forges de Varenne, Le Parc-Musee du Granit, Cabane Vauban
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne

6
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Vieille Ville. Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Musée Marc Chagall will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Utelle (Église Saint Veran & La Madone d'Utelle), Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste (in Coaraze) and Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI (in Biot). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, examine the collection at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nice route planner.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Nice is a bit warmer than Mont-Saint-Michel - with highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Utelle, Cagnes-sur-Mer, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 28:
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
East Side Gallery and Memorial of the Berlin Wall will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 4:
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Port Douglas tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Port Douglas in 28 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Port Douglas. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bones and Jones and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Step out of Cairns to go to Kuranda and see Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cattana Wetlands.

Plan my trip to Cairns with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Cairns, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Cattana Wetlands
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum ©
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

5
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. You'll explore and learn at Griffith Observatory and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollyhock House, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and get engrossed in the history at Avila Adobe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning website.

Fly from Cairns to Los Angeles in 19.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Cairns to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cairns in October since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

4
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Yosemite National Park, United States

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (-2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Yosemite Valley Chapel ©
Yosemite Valley Chapel

4
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are much warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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