44 days in Canada, United States & Europe Itinerary

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Ottawa, Canada
— 5 nights
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Montreal, Canada
— 4 nights
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Boston, United States
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
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Philadelphia, United States
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh, United States
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ottawa, Canada — 5 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Go for a jaunt from Ottawa to Morrisburg to see Upper Canada Village about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, see the interesting displays at Canadian Museum of History, brush up on your military savvy at Canadian War Museum, and engage your brain at Canadian Museum of Nature.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ottawa trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Ottawa is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Ottawa, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Ottawa to be colder, temps between -6°C and -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montreal.
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Montreal, Canada — 4 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, and browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Montreal journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Montreal sees daily highs of -4°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
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Boston, United States — 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): walk around Boston Common, then observe the fascinating underwater world at New England Aquarium, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Boston Public Garden, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Montreal to Boston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montreal in February, things will get a bit warmer in Boston: highs are around 4°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, stop by Times Square, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

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You can fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in February, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 9°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia, United States — 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
On the 16th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Plan a Philadelphia trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can fly to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh, United States — 1 night

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 18th (Sat), stroll through Mount Washington, then admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, and finally take a stroll through Strip District.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pittsburgh trip planner.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pittsburgh, with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls, Canada

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.
On the 19th (Sun), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Allways Antique Photo.

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Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pittsburgh in February, with highs in Niagara Falls at 0°C and lows at -9°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Toronto.
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Toronto, Canada — 3 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 sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, look for gifts at StickerYou: The Store, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Toronto trip website.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Toronto are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Reichstag Building, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planning website.

You can fly from Toronto to Berlin in 11 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 2 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, and finally steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow trip planner.

Fly from Berlin to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, go for a walk through Becsi Kapu Square, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid. On your second day here, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 1 night

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online trip builder.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In March in Vienna, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Strahov Monastery, take a stroll through Lesser Town, pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka statue, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 1 night

Athens of the Spree

Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Berliner Fernsehturm, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at DDR Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Berlin online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, make a trip to Atomium, admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Berlin to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards
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.
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United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · 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.
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Germany travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Belgium travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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The Netherlands travel guide

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Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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