London - Royal officials say Prince William and his bride
will travel thousands of kilometres from Canada's north to Southern California on their first official overseas trip.
William and the former Kate Middleton will visit Canada from June 30 to July 8, taking in the country's north, south, east and west.
Palace officials on Monday gave details of the couple's itinerary. They will visit Canada's capital, Ottawa and the surrounding region.
Then Montreal and Quebec City in the francophone province of Quebec; Charlottetown and Summerside on Prince Edward Island; the Northwest Territories capital of Yellowknife and the oil boom town of Calgary, Alberta.
Their Alberta visit coincides with the opening of the city's world-famous rodeo event, the Calgary Stampede.
The trip to Canada will be followed by a July 8-10 stop in Los Angeles and the surrounding area.The couple
, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, married April 29 at Westminster Abbey.