29 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

29 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

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Auckland, New Zealand
— Few hours
2
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
6
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
7
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
8
Bristol, United Kingdom
— 1 night
9
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
10
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
11
Chicago, United States
— 3 nights

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Auckland vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Wellington to Auckland is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Auckland when traveling from Wellington in December, with lows around °C. You will leave for Shanghai on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Auckland

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
You've added Jin Mao Tower, The Ritz-Carlton Spa (Shanghai Pudong), Shanghai Tower, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), get a taste of the local shopping with Former French Concession, and make a trip to Xintiandi.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Shanghai takes 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to China Standard Time (CST) is minus 4 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Shanghai, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Vienna.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Freyung, Christmas Market on Rathausplatz and St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Shanghai to Vienna in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. In December, Vienna is slightly colder than Shanghai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Events
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Széchenyi Thermal Bath, Deak Ferenc Square, Vorosmarty Square (Vorosmarty ter), and other attractions. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Budapest tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. December in Budapest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Wineries
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Communism and Nuclear Bunker Tour as well as Historic Centre of Kutna Hora. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Staromestske namesti, get great views at Petřín, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Prague trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Historic Centre of Kutna Hora
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You've now added Hofbrauhaus-Kunstmuhle to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Munich online day trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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London, United Kingdom

London
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the London driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Munich to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Munich to London due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in December, with highs in London at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bristol.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bristol trip planner.

You can drive from London to Bristol in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bristol

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
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Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford road trip tool.

Take a train from Bristol to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Oxford are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Oxford

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You've added Brooklyn Bridge, Circle Line Cruises, American Museum of Natural History, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Times Square.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New York City trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Oxford to New York City takes 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Oxford to New York City. In December, daytime highs in New York City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Millennium Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip app.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Chicago hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Reliance Building ©
Reliance Building

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