56 days in Europe, Canada, United States & South America Itinerary

56 days in Europe, Canada, United States & South America Itinerary

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
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San Jose, United States
— 7 nights
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Barranquilla, Colombia
— 6 nights
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Manizales, Colombia
— 1 night
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Cali, Colombia
— 3 nights
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Rosario, Argentina
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Heerenveen, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 6 nights

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Get some cultural insight at Airborne Cemetery and Kroller-Muller Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Informatiecentrum De Polen van Driel and DAF Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eindhoven: Glider Collection Wolfheze (in Wolfheze), Nationaal Park De Maasduinen (in Well) and St. John's Cathedral (in Den Bosch). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, make a trip to St. Catharinakerk, sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery, and find something for the whole family at Speelpark de Splinter.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Eindhoven itinerary maker site.

Valkenswaard to Eindhoven is an approximately half hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Eindhoven can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Toronto.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 7:

Toronto, Canada

— 2 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.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Ontario Museum and Hockey Hall of Fame. The Distillery District and Kensington Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Niagara Falls (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Journey Behind the Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to CN Tower and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Toronto online day trip planner.

You can fly from Eindhoven to Toronto in 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Eindhoven to Toronto. Traveling from Eindhoven in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Toronto, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly to San Jose.

Things to do in Toronto

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:

San Jose, United States

— 7 nights

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Rodin Sculpture Garden and Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Cantor Arts Center (in Palo Alto), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Gallery by the Sea Carmel (in Carmel). And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Discovery Museum, take an in-depth tour of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Jose trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Toronto to San Jose in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Toronto to San Jose, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Jose, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barranquilla.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 16:

Barranquilla, Colombia

— 6 nights

Golden Gate of Colombia

An industrial port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, Barranquilla represents the fourth-most populous city in the country.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepcion and Parroquia Santa Bernardita. Appreciate the collections at Museo del Caribe and Museo Mapuka. Step out of Barranquilla to go to Puerto Colombia and see Castillo de Salgar, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Villa Country, take in the dramatic natural features at Bocas de Cenizas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Maria Reina de Barranquilla.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barranquilla itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Jose to Barranquilla. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Colombia Standard Time (COT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In June, Barranquilla is a bit warmer than San Jose - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Manizales.

Things to do in Barranquilla

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 23:

Manizales, Colombia

— 1 night
A major center of education and commerce, Manizales also serves as one of the hubs of coffee production in Colombia.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Recinto del Pensamiento, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rosary, then make a trip to Manizales Cathedral, and finally take some stellar pictures from Corredor Polaco Basilica De Manilzales.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Manizales trip planner.

You can fly from Barranquilla to Manizales in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Barranquilla in June: highs in Manizales hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cali.

Things to do in Manizales

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Cali, Colombia

— 3 nights

Salsa Capital of the World

Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
On the 25th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia La Ermita, see the interesting displays at Museo Aereo Fenix, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Iglesia de San Antonio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Cristo Rey, then get a dose of the wild on Andoke, and then examine the collection at Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Cali journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Manizales to Cali takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Manizales in June, things will get a bit warmer in Cali: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to Rosario.

Things to do in Cali

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Rosario, Argentina

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Argentine Flag

Once upon a time, Rosario was famous for being the birthplace of not only revolutionary leader Che Guevara, but also the Argentine flag.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia MarIa Auxiliadora, then stroll around Parque Nacional a la Bandera, then examine the collection at Museo Municipal De Bellas Artes Juan B. Castagnino, and finally examine the collection at Children's Museum Alto Rosario.

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Traveling by flight from Cali to Rosario takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cali to Rosario is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cali in June: high temperatures in Rosario hover around 20°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Rosario

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 6 nights

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cemiterio de Recoleta and Palacio de Aguas Corrientes. Get some cultural insight at Puerto Madero and Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. When in Buenos Aires, make a side trip to see Reserva Natural Urbana in Castelar, approximately Castelar away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, explore the world behind art at Coleccion de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, and get engrossed in the history at El Zanjon de Granados.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires online attractions planner.

You can fly from Rosario to Buenos Aires in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rosario in June, Buenos Aires is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Madurodam and Old Church. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Panorama Mesdag. Explore Rotterdam's surroundings by going to Lentevreugd (in Wassenaar), Natuurgebied Dintelse Gorzen (in De Heen) and Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, look for all kinds of wild species at Rhoonse grienden, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Kinderdijk, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rotterdam online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Rotterdam takes 16.5 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Rotterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, expect Rotterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 11:

Alkmaar, The Netherlands

— 5 nights
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. You'll explore and learn at Museummolen Schermer and Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kaeskoppenstad and Rijksmonument Snouck van Loosenhuis uit 1742. Explore Alkmaar's surroundings by going to Zuiderzeemuseum (in Enkhuizen), Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik (in Hoorn) and Marinemuseum (in Den Helder). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, examine the collection at Het Beatles Museum, get engrossed in the history at Regionaal Archief Alkmaar, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hof Van Sonoy.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Alkmaar trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Alkmaar in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Alkmaar are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Heerenveen.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:

Heerenveen, The Netherlands

— 3 nights
Heerenveen is a town and municipality in the province of Friesland (Fryslan), in the north of the Netherlands.HistoryThe town was established in 1551 by three lords as a location for the purpose of digging peat which was used for fuel, hence the name (heer is "lord", veen is "peat"). Get a sense of the local culture at UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal and Gevangenisemuseum (The Prison Museum). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613 and Hunebed D54 bij Havelte. Change things up with these side-trips from Heerenveen: Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld (in Ruinen), Natuurgebied Holtingerveld (in Uffelte) and D53 (in Darp). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at National park Dwingelderveld. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum Belvedere.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Heerenveen trip maker app.

Drive from Alkmaar to Heerenveen in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Heerenveen

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 7 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.
Van Gogh Museum and Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rijksmuseum and Grote Markt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) (in Haarlem), Natuurmonument Corversbos (in Hilversum) and Tafelbergheide (in Blaricum). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, stroll around Vondelpark, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Heerenveen to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 26:

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 · Beaches · 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.