47 days in Europe, Canada & United States Itinerary

47 days in Europe, Canada & United States Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 4 nights
Train to Magenta, Train to Bruges
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Train
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Ghent, Belgium
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train
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Giethoorn, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Unknown
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Train to Vejle St., Bus to Billund
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Billund, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Unknown
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Almhult, Sweden
— 1 night
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Train
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Trondheim, Norway
— 2 nights
Train
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Bodo, Norway
— 1 night
Train
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Trondheim, Norway
Train
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly to Vancouver, Bus to Whistler
18
Whistler, Canada
— 6 nights
Shuttle
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your list of things to see and do now includes West End Theatre District, Baker Street, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, walk around Hyde Park, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for much colder days in London, with highs around 13°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.
Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:

Paris, France — 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Pantheon, and other attractions. On the 23rd (Thu), explore the ancient world of Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then appreciate the history behind Pantheon, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally enjoy the dining and entertainment at Moulin Rouge.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marne-la-Vallee.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:

Marne-la-Vallee, France — 4 nights

As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Walt Disney Studios Park has been added to your itinerary. Have a day of magic on the 26th (Sun) at Disneyland Paris. It doesn't end there: stop by Disney Village.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marne-la-Vallee road trip app.

Marne-la-Vallee is very close to Paris. November in Marne-la-Vallee sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bruges.
Theme Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:

Bruges, Belgium — 1 night

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 29th (Wed), make a trip to The Markt, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and then examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Marne-la-Vallee to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ghent.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:

Ghent, Belgium

Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Gravensteen has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center and then explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ghent trip website.

Drive from Bruges to Ghent in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Ghent sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Brussels.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 30th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe and then explore the galleries of Atomium.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Ghent to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Brussels, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Herengracht. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Giethoorn.
Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:

Giethoorn, The Netherlands — 1 night

Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. You've now added Boat Tours & Water Sports to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Sun), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus, and then see the interesting displays at De Oude Aarde.

Make your Giethoorn itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Giethoorn in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Giethoorn, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hamburg.
Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:

Hamburg, Germany — 1 night

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
You've now added Speicherstadt to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Townhall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Giethoorn to Hamburg by car takes about 4 hours. December in Hamburg sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Billund.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Billund, Denmark — 3 nights

Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
On the 6th (Wed), have fun at LEGO House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Billund.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Billund trip planner.

You can drive from Hamburg to Billund in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In December in Billund, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.
Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:

Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Changing of her Majesty's guard at Amalienborg Castle, Stroeget, Christiansborg Slot, and other attractions. On the 9th (Sat), spend a peaceful day at Tivoli Gardens. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken).

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Billund to Copenhagen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Almhult.
Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:

Almhult, Sweden — 1 night

On the 11th (Mon), see the interesting displays at IKEA Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Almhult trip builder site.

Drive from Copenhagen to Almhult in 2.5 hours. In December, Almhult is a bit cooler than Copenhagen - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. You'll set off for Oslo on the 12th (Tue).
Museums
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Oslo, Norway — 2 nights

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet as well as Fram Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Almhult to Oslo with the Route module. When traveling from Almhult in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -5°C at night. You will leave for Trondheim on the 14th (Thu).
Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

Trondheim, Norway — 2 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Bakklandet has been added to your itinerary.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Trondheim trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Oslo to Trondheim by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in December, expect nights in Trondheim to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Bodo.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:

Bodo, Norway — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Glasshuset, Saltstraumen and Bodo Domkirke. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Bodo Domkirke, then go for a walk through Saltstraumen, and then browse the different shops at Glasshuset.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bodo trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Bodo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Trondheim.
Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:

Trondheim, Norway

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Trondheim itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Bodo to Trondheim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will leave for Stockholm on the 18th (Mon).
Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

Stockholm, Sweden — 3 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You've now added Skansen to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Storkyrkan, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, then examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, and then examine the collection at Skansen.

Start your trip to Stockholm by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Trondheim to Stockholm by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Stockholm are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Whistler.
Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

Whistler, Canada — 6 nights

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
You've added Scandinave Spa, Whistler Snowmobile, Whistler Blackcomb bubly Tube Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Whistler driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Whistler takes 17.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In December, Whistler is little chillier than Stockholm - with highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C. You will leave for Vancouver on the 27th (Wed).
Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 27:

Vancouver, Canada — 2 nights

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
You've added Vancouver Aquarium, Granville Island, Rogers Arena, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): wander the streets of Gastown and then catch a live event at Rogers Arena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium and then take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver day trip planner.

Drive from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Whistler in December; daily highs in Vancouver reach 7°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:

Seattle, United States — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You've added The Museum of Flight, Seattle Center Monorail, Museum of Pop Culture, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Museum of Glass in Tacoma--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

Plan a Seattle trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Vancouver to Seattle in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
Museums · Shopping · Tours · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:

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 · Nightlife · Beaches
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.