24 days in United States, Canada & London Itinerary

24 days in United States, Canada & London Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly
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Boston, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ottawa, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toronto, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London holiday planning site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Boston.
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Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

Boston, United States — 2 nights

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Frog Pond, Fenway Park, Harvard Square, and other attractions you added. On the 30th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Mapparium and then let the kids burn off some steam at The Lawn On D. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Harvard Square, then see where the action happens at Fenway Park, and then have fun at Frog Pond.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Boston sightseeing planner.

Fly from London to Boston in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston. Traveling from London in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Boston: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for Montreal.
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Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Montreal, Canada — 3 nights

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mount Royal Park, Habitat 67, Biodome de Montreal, and other attractions.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Montreal trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Montreal takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Montreal, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ottawa.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Ottawa, Canada — 2 nights

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Leamy Lake Park, Peace Tower, Rideau Canal Cruises, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): head outdoors with Mer Bleue Bog. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Oscar Peterson Statue, then take in panoramic vistas at Peace Tower, then stroll around Leamy Lake Park, and finally gain interesting insight with Rideau Canal Cruises.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Ottawa when traveling from Montreal in August, with lows around 17°C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Toronto.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Toronto, Canada — 3 nights

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Your list of things to see and do now includes CN Tower, Nathan Phillips Square, Graffiti Alley, and other attractions. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Toronto Zoo and then take some stellar pictures from Bluffers Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Toronto tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Toronto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive; or take a train. August in Toronto sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for Niagara Falls.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

Niagara Falls, Canada — 2 nights

Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Skylon Tower, White Water Walk, Bird Kingdom, and other attractions you added. On the 9th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bird Kingdom, then hike along White Water Walk, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls day trip app.

Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Pittsburgh.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Pittsburgh, United States — 2 nights

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Strip District, Mount Washington, Sandcastle Water Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): wander the streets of Strip District and then putt your heart out at Fun Fore All Family Fun Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Pittsburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.
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Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Washington DC, United States — 2 nights

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your day by day itinerary now includes International Spy Museum, Tidal Basin, White House, and other attractions you added. On the 13th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Great Falls Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Planet Word, then see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum, then ponder the world of politics at White House, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pittsburgh in August, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for New York City.
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Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

New York City, United States — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your list of things to see and do now includes 9/11 Memorial, Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, and other attractions.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 20:

United States travel guide

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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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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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