49 days in Canada, United States, Caribbean, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America & Central America Itinerary

49 days in Canada, United States, Caribbean, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America & Central America Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
Fly
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glacier National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Fly to Las Vegas, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to New York City
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New York City, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 2 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly
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Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives
— 1 night
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
Fly to Bora Bora, Ferry to Bora Bora
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 1 night
Ferry to Bora Bora, Fly to Punaauia
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Punaauia, French Polynesia
— 1 night
Drive to Faa'a International Airport, Fly to Queenstown
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney, Australia
— 1 night
Fly
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Lahaina, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
Fly
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Toronto, Canada — 1 night

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll around Toronto Island Park, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and then stop by The Distillery District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Casa Loma, then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, and then make a trip to Nathan Phillips Square.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip builder app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Toronto. In June, daytime highs in Toronto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Banff National Park.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:

Banff National Park, Canada — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, and then explore the activities along Moraine Lake. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Minnewanka and then admire the sheer force of Bow Falls.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Toronto to Banff National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Banff National Park, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.
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Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:

Glacier National Park, United States — 2 nights

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park day trip planning app.

Getting from Banff National Park to Glacier National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in June: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

Grand Canyon National Park, United States — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.
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Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

New York City, United States — 2 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 9th (Thu), go for a walk through The High Line and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and much warmer nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Providenciales.
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Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos — 2 nights

The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the vivid underwater world at Coral Gardens Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Grace Bay Beach, and then look for gifts at Jai's Turks and Caicos. Here are some ideas for day two: trot along with a tour on horseback and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Providenciales trip itinerary app.

Fly from New York City to Providenciales in 7.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Providenciales reach 37°C and lows reach 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to London.
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Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Providenciales to London takes 15 hours. Traveling from Providenciales to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Providenciales in June, expect London to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 17th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome driving holiday app.

You can fly from London to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rome due to the time zone difference. In June, Rome is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Paris, France — 1 night

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.
On the 21st (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to fly to Patong.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Patong, Thailand — 2 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Paris to Patong by flight takes about 17 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Paris to Patong. Traveling from Paris in June, expect Patong to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Dhaalu Atoll.
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Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
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Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives — 1 night

Dhaalu' Atoll is one of the atolls of the Maldives. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Lime Spa.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dhaalu Atoll trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Patong to Dhaalu Atoll. Traveling from Patong to Dhaalu Atoll, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Denpasar on the 27th (Mon).
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Spas
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Denpasar, Indonesia — 2 nights

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
On the 30th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at Chantara Wellness & Spa, enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur, and then hunt for treasures at Sindhu Market.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Denpasar road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Dhaalu Atoll to Denpasar with the Route module. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Dhaalu Atoll to Denpasar due to the time zone difference. June in Denpasar sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Tokyo.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

Tokyo, Japan — 1 night

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Tokyo takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denpasar to Tokyo. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bora Bora.
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Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Bora Bora, French Polynesia — 1 night

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Otemanu and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls -Bora Bora and then stroll through Matira Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Tokyo to Bora Bora takes 21 hours. You'll gain 19 hours traveling from Tokyo to Bora Bora due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Punaauia.
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Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:

Punaauia, French Polynesia — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, then see the interesting displays at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, and then admire the natural beauty at Paofai Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Punaauia trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Bora Bora to Punaauia in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Queenstown.
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Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

Queenstown, New Zealand — 2 nights

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
On the 9th (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Coronet Peak. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, and fly down the slopes at Browns Ski Shop.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Queenstown trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Punaauia to Queenstown. The time zone difference moving from Tahiti Time to New Zealand Standard Time is 22 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.
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Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Sydney, Australia — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, then stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, then admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair. On your second day here, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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You can fly from Queenstown to Sydney in 6 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Queenstown to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Lahaina.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

Lahaina, United States — 2 nights

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lahaina trip planning tool.

You can fly from Sydney to Lahaina in 16.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney to Lahaina, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Lahaina at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to fly to Machu Picchu.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Machu Picchu, Peru — 2 nights

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Machu Picchu is known for historic sites, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, get great views at Intipuncu, and stroll through Mandor.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu online journey planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Machu Picchu in 23.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Lahaina to Machu Picchu. You'll set off for La Fortuna de San Carlos on the 17th (Sun).
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Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica — 2 nights

Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs. Keep things going the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Machu Picchu to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Machu Picchu to La Fortuna de San Carlos is minus 1 hour.
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Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

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.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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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Turks and Caicos travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Landmarks
Known as the location of one of the longest coral reefs in the world, Turks and Caicos offer scenic white-sand beaches, calm waters, and warm, sunny weather. Apart from the upscale resorts in Providenciales, which is known for its award-winning beach, the rest of the scenery remains mostly pristine and uncrowded. On a trip to Turks and Caicos, you can spend days lazing on a deserted beach, go island hopping, and enjoy a range of fun activities, from world-class snorkeling and diving, to hiking, sailing, deep-sea fishing, and bird-watching.
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Phuket travel guide

3.9
Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.
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Maldives travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Shark Diving
Maldives has come to be seen as a quintessential island holiday destination, with entire sand-circled islands owned by resorts, who manage each part of the island's environment to give it the look and feel of paradise. The clear waters surrounding the islands offer plentiful dive sites, rich in tropical fish and coral formations, with the smaller, less-populated islands surrounded by the richest marine environments, largely undisturbed by industry and tourism. Larger islands here offer an array of bars, restaurants, and clubs--their higher population means they also feature religious sites and markets selling local produce.
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Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.
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Tahiti travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Flea Markets · Safaris
The largest and probably best-known of the French Polynesian islands, Tahiti remains synonymous with turquoise coral lagoons, lush tropical vegetation, and palm-fringed beaches of black, volcanic sand. Tall, green mountains rise out of the blue ocean, lined with deep valleys, foaming waterfalls, and tumbling streams. Settlements skirt the island, including French Polynesia's small but vibrant capital Pape'ete, where colorful architecture, a bustling market, and smiling locals generate a great deal of charm. Top things to do here include exploring the island's rugged interior, as well as experiencing the traditional culture through archeological sites and hip-shaking music and dance.
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Maui travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.
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Costa Rica travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Zipline
Tiny in terms of land area, Costa Rica is astoundingly diverse when it comes to culture and natural attractions. In a country called "Rich Coast", it's no surprise most Costa Rica vacations dedicate at least a few days to picturesque Pacific and Caribbean beaches, ideal for water sports and relaxation. Few small countries offer such a range of landscapes, allowing tourists to observe towering volcanoes while soaking away their worries in a hot spring, or hike into dense rainforests in the morning and surf at a modern resort in the afternoon. A trip to Costa Rica also lets you discover pristine national parks, ensuring plenty of chances to view wildlife from the comfort of eco-friendly lodges packed with amenities even ardent nature lovers secretly desire.
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