59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  11​h
1
Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
+3
train + taxi + Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
12
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
13
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
14
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
15
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
16
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
17
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
18
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
19
Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
20
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Doha, Qatar

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
On the 2nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Victory Square, get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus, appreciate the history behind Island of Tears, examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini, then explore the world behind art at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Minsk road trip tool .

Doha, Qatar to Minsk is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Doha in March, things will get colder in Minsk: highs are around 6°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums Historic Sites
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Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Holy Spirit Cathedral ©
Holy Spirit Cathedral

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder app .

Fly from Minsk to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Minsk to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Minsk - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Munch Museum and The Ibsen Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Oslomarka and Norsk Folkemuseum will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka, steep yourself in history at Det Kongelige Slott, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip builder site .

You can fly from Helsinki to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Helsinki to Oslo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Helsinki, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

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nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rosenborg Castle and Nyhavn. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Denmark and Amalienborg. Change things up with a short trip to Fuglereservat Vaserne in Birkerod (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kalvebod Fælled, admire the landmark architecture of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and make a trip to Stroeget.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in March, Copenhagen is a bit warmer at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Fuglereservat Vaserne
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Kalvebod Fælled ©
Kalvebod Fælled
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some historical perspective at Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Topographie des Terrors. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Schmetterlingshorst, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Berlin road trip site .

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get some cultural insight at Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), look for all kinds of wild species at Het Twiske, experience rural life at Kinderboerderij Gliphoeve, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

For photos and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip maker .

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll explore and learn at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Groeningemuseum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges & Basilica of the Holy Blood). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and admire the striking features of Justice Palace (Palais de Justice).

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels holiday planner .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Caresse de Tigre (in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

Find out how to plan Paris trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Caresse de Tigre
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and The British Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery) and Museum Rietberg. Take a break from Zurich with a short trip to Biosphaere Entlebuch in Lucerne, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Zoological Museum, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker .

You can fly from London to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Biosphaere Entlebuch
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Nymphenburg Palace and New Pinakothek are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Church and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Change things up with a short trip to Partnachklamm in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, tour the pleasant surroundings at Heidehaus, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Zurich to Munich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Partnachklamm
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, then make a trip to St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Muzea Obchodu - Museum of Trade, contemplate the long history of Old Town Hall, contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), then pause for some serene contemplation at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and finally take an in-depth tour of SNM prírodovedné múzeum.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bratislava tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Munich to Bratislava in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. Pantheon and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini.

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

Traveling by flight from Bratislava to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, Rome is somewhat warmer than Bratislava - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Basilica di Santa Croce. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Duomo di Siena & Nature & Wildlife Tours). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence itinerary builder website .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Siena
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Popular historic sites such as Barcelona Cathedral and El Barri Gòtic are in your itinerary. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva) and Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parc Guell, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Del Garraf.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Camino de Ronda, Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor. Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada are in your itinerary. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Kuna Iberica in Navas del Rey--about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Isidro, and admire the majestic nature at la Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in April since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Catedral Primada, Kuna Iberica
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art. Do some cultural sightseeing at American Museum of Natural History and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City route planner .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to New York City takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Madrid to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then get curious at Exploratorium, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, examine the collection at San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and finally identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Sydney, Australia

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Sydney by flight takes about 17 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Museum-lovers will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Italian Museum and Historical Society. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Museums Tours
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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