20 days in Canada, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

20 days in Canada, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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20 days in Canada, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
3
Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Ottawa, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
5
Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Dhaka City, Bangladesh

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mission San Juan Capistrano and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see St.John Vianney Chapel in Balboa Island, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Los Angeles is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

St.John Vianney Chapel, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and Cable Car Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and VJB Cellars. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco driving holiday tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

VJB Cellars, Castello di Amorosa
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
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.
On the 25th (Wed), wander the streets of Plateau Mont-Royal.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Montreal holiday builder .

You can fly from San Francisco to Montreal in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in December, with highs in Montreal at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Neighborhoods
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Plateau Mont-Royal ©
Plateau Mont-Royal

2
nights
Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Almonte Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, and then shop like a local with ByWard Market. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings, learn more about the world around you at Ottawa Insectarium, and then steep yourself in history at Laurier House National Historic Site.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ottawa trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. December in Ottawa sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Almonte Village
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Laurier House National Historic Site ©
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings

5
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and The Distillery District. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Casa Loma and Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church. Step out of Toronto with an excursion to 31 Service Battalion Museum in Hamilton--about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, take a stroll through Bloor West Village, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada, and make a trip to The Beach Village.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Toronto road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Ottawa in December, expect Toronto to be a bit warmer, temps between 2°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hamilton
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Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ©
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum

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