49 days in United States, Canada & Tokyo Itinerary

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Juneau, United States
— 4 nights
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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, United States
— 1 night
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Skagway, United States
— 4 nights
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Sitka, United States
— 3 nights
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Wrangell, United States
— 1 day
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Ketchikan, United States
— 2 nights
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Prince Rupert, Canada
— 2 nights
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Port Hardy, Canada
— 1 night
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Campbell River, Canada
— 3 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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Whistler, Canada
— 3 nights
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Ucluelet, Canada
— 2 nights
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Central Saanich, Canada
— 1 night
Fly to Kelowna, Shuttle to Revelstoke
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Revelstoke, Canada
— 3 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Juneau, United States — 4 nights

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Zipline. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, meet the residents at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, contemplate the long history of Alaska Governor’s Mansion, and appreciate the history behind Empty Chair Memorial.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Juneau trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Juneau is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 17 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve provides a glimpse of what much of the planet looked like when it emerged from the Ice Age.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve driving holiday planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Juneau to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve with the Route module. August in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Skagway.
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Skagway, United States — 4 nights

The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Explore hidden gems such as Horseback Riding Tours and Jewell Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skagway: Haines (Hammer Museum, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp, get engrossed in the history at Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum, don't miss a visit to Arctic Brotherhood Camp No. 1, and examine the collection at The Mascot Saloon.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to Skagway. August in Skagway sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Sitka.
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Sitka, United States — 3 nights

The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. state of Alaska. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alaska Raptor Center and Starrigavan Recreation Area. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Baranof Island Brewing Company, examine the collection at Sheldon Jackson Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Russian Bishop's House.

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You can fly from Skagway to Sitka in 5.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Sitka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Wrangell.
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Wrangell, United States — 1 day

The City and Borough of Wrangell is a borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. On the 1st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Anan Creek Wildlife Viewing Site, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt Dewey Trail, and then kick back and relax at Petroglyph Beach State Historical Site.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wrangell trip itinerary builder site.

Explore your travel options from Sitka to Wrangell with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Wrangell can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ketchikan.
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Ketchikan, United States — 2 nights

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary and Misty Fjords National Monument. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Totem Bight State Historical Park, walk around Potlatch Totem Park, and contemplate the long history of Totem Heritage Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ketchikan trip planner.

Getting from Wrangell to Ketchikan by car takes about 7.5 hours. September in Ketchikan sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Prince Rupert.
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Prince Rupert, Canada — 2 nights

Prince Rupert is a port city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Northern British Columbia, hike along Tall Trees Trail, and then trek along Butze Rapids Park and Trail. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Prince Rupert travel site.

Traveling by car from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert. In September in Prince Rupert, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Port Hardy.
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Port Hardy, Canada — 1 night

Port Hardy is a district municipality in British Columbia, Canada located on the northeastern end of Vancouver Island. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): walk around Gods Pocket Marine Provincial Park and then walk around Beaver Harbour Park (Storey's Beach).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Hardy trip builder.

You can drive from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy in 17 hours. September in Port Hardy sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Campbell River.
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Campbell River, Canada — 3 nights

Salmon Capital of the World

Locals may joke Campbell River represents civilization's end on scenic Vancouver Island, yet the city remains a lively hub of tourism consistently packed with nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.
Step off the beaten path and head to Elk Falls Provincial Park and Storey Creek Golf Course. When in Campbell River, make a side trip to see Kin Beach Provincial Park in Comox, approximately Comox away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Elk Falls Suspension Bridge, see the world from above with Corilair Charters, look for all kinds of wild species at Quinsam River Hatchery, and don't miss a visit to Ripple Rock.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Campbell River trip maker app.

You can drive from Port Hardy to Campbell River in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Campbell River are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Third Beach and False Creek. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Granville Island, visit Gastown, kick back and relax at English Bay Beach, and admire the natural beauty at UBC Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver trip planner.

You can fly from Campbell River to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Campbell River in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vancouver, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Whistler.
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Whistler, Canada — 3 nights

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Brandywine Falls Provincial Park. Get out of town with these interesting Whistler side-trips: Pemberton (Pemberton Distillery & Horseback Riding Tours). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, play a few rounds at Whistler Golf Club, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Whistler trip planner.

You can drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Vancouver in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Whistler, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Ucluelet.
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Ucluelet, Canada — 2 nights

A haven for surfers on Canada's west coast, the small town of Ucluelet offers rugged, rocky scenery to complement the powerful waves that crash against its shores.
On the 20th (Mon), stroll through Long Beach, then view the masterpieces at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cox Bay Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Wickaninnish Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then view the masterpieces at Reflecting Spirit Gallery, and then identify plant and animal life at Thornton Creek Hatchery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ucluelet online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Whistler to Ucluelet in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Whistler in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ucluelet, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly to Central Saanich.
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Central Saanich, Canada — 1 night

Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then sample the tasty concoctions at Category 12 Brewing, then stroll around Sidney Spit Marine Park, and finally sample the fine beverages at Victoria Distillers.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Central Saanich trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ucluelet to Central Saanich by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ucluelet in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Central Saanich, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Revelstoke.
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Revelstoke, Canada — 3 nights

At first glance, Revelstoke may seem like it's in the middle of nowhere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail and Revelstoke Railway Museum. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Mount Revelstoke National Park, take an in-depth tour of Revelstoke Museum & Archives, admire the sheer force of Moses Falls, and cruise along Meadows in the Sky Parkway.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Revelstoke day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Central Saanich to Revelstoke in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Central Saanich in September, you will find days in Revelstoke are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park, Canada — 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parker Ridge Trail and Banff Norquay Summer Sightseeing and Via Ferrata. Step out of Banff National Park with an excursion to Columbia Ice Field in Jasper--about 2h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, stop by Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd, stroll through Lake Agnes, and explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Revelstoke to Banff National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Revelstoke to Banff National Park. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Revelstoke in September; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 15°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Calgary.
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Calgary, Canada — 3 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary and The Military Museums. There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, don't miss a visit to Wonderland Sculpture, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Minhas Brewery, and identify plant and animal life at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Calgary trip planner.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in September: highs in Calgary hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Tokyo.
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Tokyo, Japan — 3 nights

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.
On the 4th (Mon), wander the streets of Yanaka District, wander the streets of Ueno District, then wander the streets of Kagurazaka, then don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Sky Garden, get your bearings at Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo International Airport International Terminal Observation Deck, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Terminal No2 Observation Deck, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tokyo Port Wildbird Park, and finally make a trip to Shibuya Crossing.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo online trip maker.

You can fly from Calgary to Tokyo in 14 hours. Traveling from Calgary to Tokyo, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in October: highs in Tokyo hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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United States travel guide

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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

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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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Vancouver Island travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Parks · Scenic Walking Areas
Just off Canada's far western coastline, Vancouver Island serves as a sprawling natural playground tailor-made for those looking to "get away from it all." For most visitors on a Vancouver Island vacation means exploring the many sandy beaches, gazing or photographing snowcapped mountains, picking up some adrenaline by biking down rugged trails, and hiking through some of the world's oldest and least-spoiled rainforests. If that doesn't fill up your Vancouver Island itinerary, head to Cowichan Valley, a picture-perfect place ideal for foodies and wine lovers. For modern attractions and a bit of island sophistication, visit Victoria, provincial capital with a distinctly Mediterranean climate.
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