60 days in Europe, Canada, Caribbean, United States, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Canada, Caribbean, United States, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 5 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly to Deer Lake Airport, Drive to Gros Morne National Park
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Gros Morne National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
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Drive to Deer Lake Airport, Fly to Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, Drive to Gros-Morne
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Gros-Morne, Martinique
— 2 nights
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Drive to Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, Fly to Douglas-Charles Airport, Drive to Roseau
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Roseau, Dominica
— 2 nights
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Drive to Douglas-Charles Airport, Fly to Cedar City Regional Airport, Drive to Zion National Park
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Zion National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Drive to Cedar City Regional Airport, Fly to Bora Bora
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 5 nights
Ferry to Bora Bora, Fly to Cairns
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Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas, Australia
— 4 nights
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 2 nights
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Fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
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Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Fly to Male, Ferry to Male
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, go for a stroll along the water at City Harbor, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and stroll through Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik vacation planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Dubrovnik is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Alexandria to Dubrovnik is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Alexandria in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Dubrovnik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can fly to Split.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Split, Croatia — 5 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Hvar (Franciscan Monastery, Spanish Fortress, &more) and Krka National Park (in Skradin). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Split online road trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bled.
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Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:

Bled, Slovenia — 5 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Soča Valley (in Bovec), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head off the coast to Bled Island, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bled online trip builder.

You can drive from Split to Bled in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Split in August: high temperatures in Bled hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Oslo.
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Find places to stay Aug 15 — 20:

Oslo, Norway — 4 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see what you can catch with Oslo Fjord Boat Fishing, step into the grandiose world of Det Kongelige Slott, walk around Vigeland Park, and explore the activities along Oslofjord.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oslo online route planner.

Fly from Bled to Oslo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bled in August; daily highs in Oslo reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly to Porto.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:

Porto, Portugal — 4 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto: Peneda-Geres National Park (in Peneda-Geres National Park) and Coimbra (Jardim Botanico, Portugal dos Pequenitos, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, look for gifts at Livraria Lello, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the natural beauty at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip app.

You can fly from Oslo to Porto in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Porto. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in August; daily highs in Porto reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.
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Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:

Lisbon, Portugal — 4 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Nazare (Ermida da Memoria, Praia da Nazare, &more) and Sintra (Praia da ursa, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon route maker.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Porto in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:

Gros Morne National Park, Canada — 5 nights

Galapagos of Geology

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gros Morne, trek along Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, take in the awesome beauty at The Tablelands, and look for all kinds of wild species at Town of Trout River.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Lisbon to Gros Morne National Park with the Route module. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Lisbon to Gros Morne National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lisbon, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Gros Morne National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gros-Morne.
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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:

Gros-Morne, Martinique — 2 nights

Gros-Morne is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique, and one of the least-developed on the island. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Habitation Saint-Etienne, then get a new perspective on things with A Papa D'Lo Plongee, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de Martinique, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pitons du Carbet. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Cascade Saut Argis.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gros-Morne trip itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Gros Morne National Park to Gros-Morne with the Route module. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Gros-Morne, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in September, things will get much warmer in Gros-Morne: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Roseau.
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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Roseau, Dominica — 2 nights

The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Boeri Lake, then explore the activities along Breakfast River, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trafalgar Falls, and finally test the waters at Tia's Hot Spa. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Jacko Falls, hike along Emerald Pool Nature Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Morne Nichols, and finally explore the activities along Freshwater Lake.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Roseau trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Gros-Morne to Roseau with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Zion National Park.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Zion National Park, United States — 3 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Observation Point, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and trek along Angel's Landing.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Roseau to Zion National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Roseau to Zion National Park. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bora Bora.
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Bora Bora, French Polynesia — 5 nights

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Bora Bora is known for wildlife, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Matira Beach, stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls -Bora Bora, see the vivid underwater world at White Valley, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Bora Bora Lagoonarium.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Bora Bora trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Bora Bora. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Zion National Park to Bora Bora. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairns.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:

Cairns, Australia — 3 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 25th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Muddy's Playground, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns online route maker.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Bora Bora to Cairns in 34.5 hours. You'll lose 20 hours traveling from Bora Bora to Cairns due to the time zone difference. September in Cairns sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Port Douglas, Australia — 4 nights

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Spend the 27th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip app.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Ulaanbaatar.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — 2 nights

The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
On the 1st (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Square, get engrossed in the history at Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia, then see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, then steep yourself in history at Gandantegchenling Monastery, and finally get engrossed in the history at National History Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ulaanbaatar trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Ulaanbaatar in 21.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Ulaanbaatar is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Port Douglas in September, expect Ulaanbaatar to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 3°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Halong Bay.
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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:

Halong Bay, Vietnam — 2 nights

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a new perspective on nature at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Ti Top Island, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba Island, then make a splash at Sun World Ha Long Complex, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Le Parfum Spa.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Halong Bay road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Ulaanbaatar to Halong Bay in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Ulaanbaatar Standard Time (ULAT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Male.
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Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Male, Maldives — 1 night

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): visit Silent Hunter Fishing Charter, then hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque).

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Male trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Male in 15.5 hours. Traveling from Halong Bay to Male, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Male, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:

Croatia travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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Norway travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Canada travel guide

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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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Dominica travel guide

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Waterfalls · Beaches · Bodies of Water
Nature Isle of the Caribbean
The volcanic island nation of Dominica represents the youngest island in the Lesser Antilles. Such is evidenced in the geothermal action of the island's many hot springs, with relaxing dips in the hot sulfur spring water among the most popular things to do in Dominica. The unspoiled appearance of much of the nation provides a natural backdrop for a wealth of ecotourism adventures, including swimming, hiking, and snorkeling. The main urban areas showcase the ethnic diversity of the land once contested by the British and the French, with a number of local eateries serving West Indian and Creole dishes, and a whole lot of dancing and music to be enjoyed.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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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French Polynesia travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Gift & Specialty Shops · Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Spanning an area of the South Pacific as large as Western Europe, French Polynesia includes 118 islands and atolls scattered across the blue ocean. White sand beaches (and pink and black) skirt rugged island peaks, while magnificent coral reefs form tranquil lagoons, dyed a startling blue and teeming with fish, eels, dolphins, rays, turtles, and sharks. The names Tahiti and Bora Bora conjure up images of private thatched bungalows built out over a lagoon, and couples silhouetted against the sunset. That said, a wide range of family-run hotels and bed and breakfasts offer less extravagant (and surprisingly affordable) experiences that take in more of the laid-back local culture.
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Mongolia travel guide

4.2
Monuments · National Parks · History Museums
Land of the Blue Sky
An active outdoor vacation in Mongolia lets you get away from the modern world and explore a lifestyle long forgotten almost everywhere else on the planet. This sprawling "Land of the Blue Sky" extends between Russia and China, with a vast steppe populated by a just few hardy nomadic tribes. Remote and isolated for most of the 20th century, Mongolia now represents one of the world's burgeoning travel destinations, appealing to hikers, campers, and nature lovers of all ages. Used to the nomadic life, locals easily bond with foreign visitors and proudly gush about their country's awe-inspiring landscapes of steppes, mountains, and lakes, all with a wealth of wildlife and exotic plants.
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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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