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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
You’ve got 48 hours or less and need to figure out how to make the most of your time. You could be here for a layover, on a business trip, or just couldn’t fit in more time. This is a look at how we squeezed in the most of our time in this 2 day […]
On the Spanish Mediterranean coastline of Costa Blanca is the dynamic, delicious, picturesque, and laid back city of Alicante. With a castle standing guard, the handsome old quarter, and long stretches of waterfront and beach, here’s what a 5 day Alicante itinerary looks like. Read more about Spain TOP TIPS FOR ALICANTE Alicante Highlights When […]
When planning your trip to Tokyo and looking for iconic experiences that’s easy to do and is easy to do in less than 10 hours, you have to consider a Kamakura day trip and I’m going to tell you why. Read more about Tokyo Where to stay in Tokyo? Table of Contents Looking for something […]
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and amidst the chaos of the city are the most magnificent gems. It’s the clashing of the old the new, the frustratingly congested with cars and tourists, and the juxtaposition of dusty alleyways with colossal architecture. A trip to Egypt just wouldn’t be complete without spending time at least […]