36 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

36 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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Sintra, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sagres, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tsilivi (Planos), Greece
— 1 night
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry to Municipio, Train to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Saint-Raphael, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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New York City, United States

— 4 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 museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read New York City vacation maker tool.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sintra.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:

Sintra, Portugal

— 2 nights
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
On the 31st (Mon), admire the striking features of Park and National Palace of Pena, admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Câmara Municipal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): admire the striking features of Palacio de Monserrate, step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, and then have some family-friendly fun at Five Historic Photography Studio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sintra road trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Sintra takes 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Sintra. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Sintra are a bit warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sagres.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:

Sagres, Portugal

— 2 nights

End of the World

Though the town of Sagres has roots in the Portuguese Age of Discovery, it is better known by visitors as a peaceful, rugged resort spot with great surfing beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Amado and then tee off at Golf Santo Antonio. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Cape Saint Vincent, tour the pleasant surroundings at Telheiro Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Cordoama.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sagres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sintra to Sagres takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Sagres

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Lagos, Portugal

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Castelos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Algarve, then explore the fascinating underground world of Algar de Benagil, then stroll through Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, and finally kick back and relax at Barranco das Canas Beach.

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Traveling by car from Sagres to Lagos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Lagos to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Lagos in June, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and stop by Las Ramblas.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Lisbon in June, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
On the 12th (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George, stop by 100% Mykonos, then see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally visit Little Venice. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Megali Ammos, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then examine the collection at Folklore Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online road trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Mykonos Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Barcelona to Mykonos Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

Fira, Greece

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the galleries of Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then look for gifts at Oneiro Jewelry, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, then explore the world behind art at Lignos Folklore Museum, and finally learn about all things military at Naval Maritime Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fira trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Fira sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Fira

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Tsilivi (Planos), Greece

— 1 night
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): try for a hole-in-one at Fantasy Mini Golf and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tsilivi (Planos) route builder app.

Getting from Fira to Tsilivi (Planos) by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Fira in June, Tsilivi (Planos) is slightly colder at night with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:
Highlights from your trip

Capri, Italy

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 17th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Orologi, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita, Head underground at Red Grotta, then stroll the grounds of Cimitero Acattolico (The Non-Catholic Cemetery), and finally get outside with Le Ondine Beach Club. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, explore the historical opulence of Castiglione, then make a trip to Belvedere di Tragara, and finally look for gifts at Eco Capri.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Capri trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Tsilivi (Planos) to Capri takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tsilivi (Planos) to Capri. In June in Capri, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Capri to Rome takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

Nice, France

— 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Musee de la Carte Postale (in Antibes) and Cannes (Fromagerie Ceneri, Marche Forville, &more). There's much more to do: get your game on at SENSAS Nice, make a trip to Place Massena, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nice travel website.

Getting from Rome to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

Saint-Raphael, France

— 3 nights
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Jardin Remarquable l'Hardy - Denonain (in Gassin), Saint-Tropez (Plage des Canebiers & Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez) and Kelys (in Sainte-Maxime). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, admire the landmark architecture of Aqueduc romain, trek along Les Balcons du Cap Roux, and stop by Catalan Bougie.

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Getting from Nice to Saint-Raphael by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nice in June: highs in Saint-Raphael hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

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Traveling by flight from Saint-Raphael to Paris takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. When traveling from Saint-Raphael in June, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.