Home to the world-famous Cirque du Soleil, Montreal is North America’s top host city for international events, going as far as to host the Olympics in 1976, the first ever held in Canada. Highlighting the arts, culture, and history, Montreal is full of opportunity. Founded in 1642 by French settlers, the city is predominantly shaped […]
Ultimate Travel Itineraries
Travel itineraries are sometimes a pain in the ass to create but when it’s done, you are sure grateful you have one. Don’t worry, we got you covered!
The bread and butter of Going Awesome Places are the crazy detailed trip itineraries for destinations that travellers won’t be able to find anywhere else. Here you’ll find a collection of itineraries that are created to help you, the reader, to put together the travel plans for own trip. Now you won’t necessarily copy the customized itinerary line by line but the hope is that there’ll be tidbits of knowledge that you’ll be able to take away and also answer a lot of your questions.
The best place to start is in The Art of Trip Planning which covers our methodology of crafting and designing itineraries. There’s certainly a step-by-step process that we go through but it also comes from experience and knowing our own travel style and preferences. Inside you’ll find access to our custom itinerary planner tool.
How To Plan A Trip to Banff in Winter – A 6 Day Itinerary
The splendour of Banff National Park is undeniable all year round, but there’s something magical about coming here when it’s transformed into a winter wonderland. Not only is there the opportunity to ski and snowboard some of the best powder on earth, you’ll also see larger-than-life snow sculptures, be able to watch a ridiculous sport […]
(2023) 6 Day San Pedro de Atacama Itinerary With A Car Rental
The high desert in northern Chile is one of the most unique places in the world. At the center of it is the dusty town of San Pedro de Atacama that springs up like a literal oasis. From the clearest Milky Way, beguiling pastel mountains, vicuña roaming the plains, and bubbling geothermal activity, this is […]
Patagonia Itinerary – 10 Days in Torres del Paine
When you think about epic adventure destinations around the world, Patagonia and more specifically, Torres del Paine National Park in Chile checks all the boxes. It has vivid turquoise lakes, sublime glaciers, towering mountains, jaw-dropping hiking, doe-eyed guanacos, cunning puma, and Indigenous paintings. It is wild upon wild here.co Dreaming about Patagonia is one thing […]
Middlesex and Sarnia-Lambton Ontario Weekend Getaway – A 2 Day Itinerary
When you’re short on vacation days and seeking a unique, fun, and adventurous escape from the big city, we often turn to the Ontario’s Southwest region for inspiration. This part of Ontario has some of the best places to road trip to because there are so many incredible counties that are off the radar and […]
6 Day Smoky Mountains Itinerary – 2 States, One Grand Adventure
The legendary Great Smoky Mountains National Park conjures up images of classic blue silhouette of mountain ridges, black bears, elk, and rolling waterfalls. The national park spans both North Carolina and Tennessee and makes for quite the epic road trip. The question is, what’s the best way to do it? With this 6 day Smoky […]
Epic 9 Day Northern California Road Trip Itinerary
When planning the ultimate 9 day Northern California road trip itinerary, you’ll be overwhelmed with all the different ways you can do it but if you’re looking to blown away by a legendary national park, other-worldly landscapes, award-winning wines, crystal-clear lakes, giant sequoias, Gold Rush western vibes, a famous bridge, and more, this is the […]
The Perfect 2 Day Oxford County Cheese Trail Itinerary
The Oxford County Cheese Trail is a meandering route through Canada’s dairy capital that highlight a mix of gourmet delights that you won’t find anywhere else. Strong agricultural and farming roots combined with innovation, passion for the highest quality foods, and a collaborative spirit, this region is bursting with gems to discover. So how do […]
Maui Itinerary – 5 Days Of Epic Sunrises, Drives, Hikes and Turtles
If you’re looking for the most balanced island in Hawaii that’s blessed with natural beauty, outdoor fun, creature comforts, top-notch dining, and warm alohas, look no further. This is what a Maui itinerary in 5 days looks like which combines the top things to do with hidden gems all-in-one. More Hawaii planning resources How to […]
2 Day Hong Kong Itinerary – Highlights in 48 hours
Hong Kong is one of the best hubs in Asia. Whether you’re connecting through the city and have a 48 hour layover or if you’re using it as a launching pad, this is a guide on how to plan a 2 day Hong Kong itinerary. Read more about Hong Kong Where to stay in Hong […]