21 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

21 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coeur d'Alene, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sioux Falls, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Chicago, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Thunder Bay, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
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Vancouver, Canada

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at False Creek. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Lions Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at English Bay Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at English Bay, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Vancouver holiday maker.

Adelaide, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -17.5 hour difference. While traveling from Adelaide, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Coeur d'Alene, United States

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 12th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Old Mission State Park, admire the architecture and history at Cataldo Mission, and then tee off at Circling Raven Golf Club.

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Getting from Vancouver to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Coeur d'Alene when traveling from Vancouver in October, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Golf · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Scenic Drive · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:

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Sioux Falls, United States

Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Palisades State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Sioux Falls in 14 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Sioux Falls is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Chicago, United States

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 17th (Wed), ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, then explore the activities along Lake Michigan, and finally admire the local landmark of Crown Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chicago Botanic Garden, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Tribune Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Chicago takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sioux Falls in October, Chicago is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Side Trips

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Niagara Falls, Canada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Glen Nature Areas, and then get to know the fascinating history of Niagara River Recreation Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Queen Victoria Park, take in the exciting artwork at Niagara on the Lake Heritage District, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Niagara Falls takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Thunder Bay.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Thunder Bay, Canada

Canada's Gateway to the West

A welcome breath of civilization for travelers crossing the vast Canadian landscape between the two oceans, Thunder Bay represents a transportation hub linking the country's sprawling agricultural interior with the rest of the world.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Cascades Conservation Area, then walk around Centennial Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sleeping Giant Brewing Company, and finally walk around International Friendship Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Bills Old Amethyst Mine, then head outdoors with Prince Arthur's Landing, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mission Island Marsh Conservation Area.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Thunder Bay online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Thunder Bay takes 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in October: high temperatures in Thunder Bay hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Thunder Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping
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Banff National Park, Canada

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plain of Six Glaciers and Via Ferrata. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banff National Park: Canmore (Helicopter Tours & Ha Ling Peak). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, view the masterpieces at Willock & Sax Gallery, and trek along Bow Glacier Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Thunder Bay to Banff National Park in 27 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Thunder Bay to Banff National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Banff National Park is slightly colder than Thunder Bay - with highs of 7°C and lows of -2°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.