58 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

58 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock tour itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

58 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

Start: Rotorua, New Zealand
Fly:  8​h
1
Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
2
Beijing, China
— 1 day
Fly:  13​h 45​min
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
15
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
16
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
17
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
18
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
19
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
20
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Rotorua, New Zealand

2
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
The Rocks and Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Nan Tien Temple will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: The Entrance Pelican Feed (in The Entrance), Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park (in Calga) and Wollongong Head Lighthouse (in Wollongong). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route builder site .

Rotorua, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rotorua in March: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wollongong, The Entrance Pelican Feed, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Southern Highlands Welcome Centre
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
day
Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): browse the exhibits of The Palace Museum and then see Mutianyu Great Wall.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Sydney to Beijing in 14.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Beijing. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in March; daily highs in Beijing reach 17°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Beijing

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Palace Square. Get some historical perspective at Peterhof Grand Palace and Peter and Paul Fortress. When in St. Petersburg, make a side trip to see WindTunnel FlyStation in Kuzmolovsky, approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior on the Spilled Blood, explore the galleries of The Marly Palace, see the interesting displays at The Church Building Museum, and take an in-depth tour of History of Religion Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Beijing to St. Petersburg in 14 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to St. Petersburg is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Beijing in March, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in St. Petersburg: temperatures range from 2°C by day to -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

WindTunnel FlyStation
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fram Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Viking Ship Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Oslo: Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum) (in Horten) and Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution (in Eidsvoll Verk). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at 22 July Centre, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip maker .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Oslo in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Oslo. Traveling from St. Petersburg in March, you will find days in Oslo are somewhat warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Museum of Scotland and Museum on the Mound. Appreciate the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Surgeons' Hall Museums. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Craigmillar Castle, steep yourself in history at Gilmerton Cove, and don't miss a visit to The Scottish Parliament.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh route planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Dean Village ©
Dean Village
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Churchill War Rooms and Buckingham Palace. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Tate Modern. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, examine the collection at Musee Marmottan Monet, wander the streets of Ile Saint-Louis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Place and Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. Let the collections at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Horta Museum (Musee Horta) capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Rubens House (Rubenshuis) in Antwerp (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brussels online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, you will find days in Brussels are slightly colder (10°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Dijlepad, Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip site .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Visit Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Rhinluch and Naturparkzentrum Hoher Flaming. Step out of Berlin with an excursion to Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz in Lubben--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, enjoy some diversion at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, and get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Berlin tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naturparkzentrum Hoher Flaming, Rhinluch, Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
You'll explore and learn at Czech Repubrick and National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sedlec Ossuary and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner .

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 2nd (Thu), get curious at Deutsches Museum, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, then examine the collection at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen, and finally explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Neue Pinakothek, examine the collection at FC Bayern Erlebniswelt, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Prague to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Glasi Hergiswil. Explore hidden gems such as Fondation Beyeler and Kloster Einsiedeln. Venture out of the city with trips to Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden (in Rapperswil), Hofkirche (in Lucerne) and Uferpromenade Weggis (in Weggis). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Limmatquai.

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

You can drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Zurich, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Uferpromenade Weggis, Glasi Hergiswil, Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden, Kloster Einsiedeln, Hofkirche
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije).

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner .

Fly from Zurich to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Venture out of the city with trips to Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco), Campo Imperatore (in Assergi) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome attractions planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Rome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, Rome is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Campo Imperatore, Monastero Di S.Benedetto, Duomo di Orvieto, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza del Duomo and Campanile di Giotto. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Storico and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Let the collections at CosmoCaixa Barcelona and Museu Picasso capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, stroll around Parc Guell, and get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona online visit planner .

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Popular historic sites such as Alcazar de Segovia and Catedral de Segovia are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Sorolla capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Avila (The Four Posts, The Walls of Avila, & more) and Plaza mayor de Chinchon (in Chinchon). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum of Spain, and steep yourself in history at Museo Cerralbo.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madrid online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Avila, Segovia, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Catedral de Segovia ©
Catedral de Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

3
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and engage your brain at Gulliver's Gate.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to New York City takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Madrid in April, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, then admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, then see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Legion of Honor ©
Legion of Honor
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

Similar Plans

60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ECUADOR October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 59 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans