30 days in South America, United States & Canada Itinerary

30 days in South America, United States & Canada Itinerary

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1
Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
2
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
3
Santiago, Chile
— Few hours
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
5
Los Angeles, United States
— 1 day
6
Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
7
Yellowknife, Canada
— 2 nights
8
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights

6
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santiago: Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado), La Sebastiana (in Valparaiso) and Concha y Toro (in Pirque). There's lots more to do: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, stop by Patio Bellavista, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and take some stellar pictures from San Cristóbal Hill.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Santiago visit planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Santiago is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Melbourne to Santiago. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, La Sebastiana, Casa de Isla Negra, Concha y Toro
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La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill

4
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
You've now added Catedral Alta Patagonis to your itinerary. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, look for gifts at Chocolaterie VanWynsberghe, make a trip to Centro Civico, and walk around Parque Nahuelito.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago
For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santiago trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Santiago in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to Santiago is minus 1 hour. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Imperial Museum & Cervejaria Bohemia). There's lots more to do: take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, admire the landmark architecture of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Praia de Grumari, and take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. In August in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Petropolis
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

1
day
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 28th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Los Angeles in 18.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 5 hours. August in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 29th (Thu), stroll around Stanley Park and then explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Granville Island and then take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver tour builder site.

Getting from Los Angeles to Vancouver by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Vancouver reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowknife.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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nights
Yellowknife, Canada

Yellowknife ©
Every year scores of tourists take a trip to Yellowknife for a chance to observe the Northern Lights over a remote yet scenic landscape deep in Canada's Norwest Territories.
Yellowknife is known for nightlife, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Nahanni National Park Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, hike along Cameron Falls Trail, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowknife trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Vancouver to Yellowknife in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vancouver in August, with highs in Yellowknife at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Yellowknife

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Nahanni National Park Reserve
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Cameron Falls Trail ©
Cameron Falls Trail
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre ©
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
The Legislative Assembly Building ©
The Legislative Assembly Building

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology and then take a stroll through Granville Island.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver online travel route builder.

You can fly from Yellowknife to Vancouver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowknife to Vancouver. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowknife in September: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 22°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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