19 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

19 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip app.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 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.
Eiffel Tower and Le Marais are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and Shakespeare and Company Bookstore. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris route planning website.

You can fly from New York City to Paris in 11.5 hours. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Cannes.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Cannes, France — 3 nights

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lérins Islands and Vieille Ville. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Nice (Avenue Jean Medecin & Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to La Croisette and savor the flavors at Marche Forville.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cannes, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Paris to Cannes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Cannes at 66°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Prague vacation planner.

You can fly from Cannes to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cannes in April: high temperatures in Prague hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin route planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 2 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Iceland, and then see some colorful creatures with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Reykjavik takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
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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France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.
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Germany travel guide

4.5
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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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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