38 days in North America Itinerary

38 days in North America Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  28 h
1
Saskatoon, Canada
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Edmonton, Canada
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
3
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 30 min
4
Banff National Park, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Calgary, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Edmonton, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Cancun, Mexico
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
10
Los Angeles, United States
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
San Diego, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Anaheim, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Bakersfield, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
14
Mariposa, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
15
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
16
Monterey, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
17
San Luis Obispo, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
18
Los Angeles, United States
— Few hours
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

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Saskatoon, Canada

Saskatoon ©
Saskatchewan's largest city, Saskatoon remains compact and manageable enough for easy exploration on foot or by bicycle.
Saskatoon is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at The Strawberry Ranch, look for all kinds of wild species at Pike Lake Provincial Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at LB Distillers.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saskatoon trip builder app.

Melbourne, Australia to Saskatoon is an approximately 29- hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Melbourne to Saskatoon due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Saskatoon reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Edmonton.

Things to do in Saskatoon

Wildlife Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Pike Lake Provincial Park ©
Pike Lake Provincial Park
The Strawberry Ranch ©
The Strawberry Ranch
LB Distillers ©
LB Distillers

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Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edmonton trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saskatoon to Edmonton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 15th (Mon), you're off to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
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Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park journey website.

You can drive from Edmonton to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Edmonton in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Jasper National Park, with lows of 5°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Minnewanka and then see the interesting displays at The Historic Luxton Home Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park online vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka
The Historic Luxton Home Museum ©
The Historic Luxton Home Museum

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Calgary, Canada

Calgary
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Calgary trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in June, expect Calgary to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 9°C. On the 18th (Thu), you're off to Edmonton.

Things to do in Calgary

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton
To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Edmonton day trip planning website.

You can drive from Calgary to Edmonton in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. You will leave for Vancouver on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Edmonton

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Go for a jaunt from Vancouver to Squamish to see Shannon Falls Provincial Park about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, admire the landmark architecture of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, visit Vancouver Downtown, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Edmonton to Vancouver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to Cancun.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Shannon Falls Provincial Park
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain
Granville Island Public Market ©
Granville Island Public Market

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Cancun, Mexico

Cancun ©
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cenote Chaak Tun as well as Chichen Itza. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cancun: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Playa del Carmen (Museo Frida Kahlo, Xcaret, &more) and Akumal Beach (in Akumal). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Norte, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cancun trip builder app.

Getting from Vancouver to Cancun by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in June, expect nights in Cancun to be much hotter, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for Mexico City.

Things to do in Cancun

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Chichen Itza, Akumal Beach
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 29:
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

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Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, take a stroll through Coyoacan, admire the striking features of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Mexico City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Cancun, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
National Palace (Palacio Nacional) ©
National Palace (Palacio Nacional)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Mexico City to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mexico City in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping

Side Trip

Third Street Promenade
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Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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San Diego, United States

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 3rd (Fri), walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the San Diego road trip site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 23°C. You will leave for Anaheim on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in San Diego

Parks
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Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

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Anaheim, United States

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Anaheim hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 23°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! ©

1
night
Bakersfield, United States

Bakersfield ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes General Sherman Tree as well as Sequoia National Park. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sequoia National Park, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and then identify plant and animal life at Project Survival's Cat Haven.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bakersfield trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Bakersfield takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Anaheim in July, with highs in Bakersfield at 44°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariposa.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Project Survival's Cat Haven, Sequoia National Park, General Sherman Tree
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Sequoia National Park ©
Sequoia National Park
Project Survival's Cat Haven ©
Project Survival's Cat Haven

1
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Mariposa, United States

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yosemite Falls, Mariposa Grove and Tuolumne Meadows.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mariposa online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bakersfield to Mariposa takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bakersfield in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mariposa, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mariposa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Sat), stop by Chinatown, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, and finally explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Mariposa to San Francisco by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Mariposa, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum

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Monterey, United States

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the history behind The Cannery Row Monument, make a trip to Cannery Row, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then explore the activities along Monterey Bay, and finally explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then stroll through Carmel River State Beach, and then stroll around Dennis the Menace Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Carmel River State Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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San Luis Obispo, United States

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Point San Luis Lighthouse and then take in the history at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Luis Obispo trip planning website.

You can drive from Monterey to San Luis Obispo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Monterey in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Luis Obispo, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point San Luis Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
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Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa ©
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Point San Luis Lighthouse ©
Point San Luis Lighthouse

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles
For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker.

Fly from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from San Luis Obispo in July, with lows around 22°C. On the 14th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Tours
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