59 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

59 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly:  4 h
1
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Rouen, France
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
7
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  11 h 30 min
12
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
13
Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
14
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum. Take a break from Berlin with a short trip to Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz in Lubben, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Berlin road trip planning site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, examine the collection at The Royal Porcelain Collection, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, then steep yourself in history at The Dresden Zwinger, and finally admire the masterpieces at Albertinum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, make a trip to Theaterplatz, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, then take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kunsthofpassage, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Haus der Kirche - Dreikoenigskirche.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dresden trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

3
nights
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.
Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, stroll around English Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Dresden to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grand Place and Royal Palace of Brussels. St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert will appeal to history buffs. When in Brussels, make a side trip to see Te Boelaerpark in Antwerp, approximately Antwerp away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Atomium, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Brussels takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Te Boelaerpark
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Historic Centre of Brugge and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Gravensteen, Ghent City Center, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bruges holiday builder site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

5
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Normandy American Cemetery and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Let the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Historial Jeanne d’Arc capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Remains Mulberry Harbour (in Arromanches-les-Bains), Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges) and Bayeux War Cemetery (in Bayeux). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Maclou's Church, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Du Taillis, and admire the striking features of Abbatiale Saint-Ouen.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rouen online tour builder.

Getting from Bruges to Rouen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bayeux, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Abbaye de Jumieges, Normandy American Cemetery, Chateau Du Taillis
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online route planner.

You can take a bus from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Chambord
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Buckingham Palace and The British Museum. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms, contemplate the long history of Clarence House, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, East Sussex Falconry, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, The Big Cat Sanctuary
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 3:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stonehenge and Farleigh Hungerford Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Longleat (in Warminster) and The Tank Museum (in Bovington). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens, see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath, take an in-depth tour of Sally Lunn's Museum, and explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, The Tank Museum, Wells Cathedral, Longleat
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American Museum & Gardens ©
American Museum & Gardens
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

4
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Popular historic sites such as Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Hawkshead Grammar School and Armitt Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass), Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow) and Holker Hall & Gardens (in Grange-over-Sands). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, admire the masterpieces at Beatrix Potter Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell, and stroll around Go Ape Grizedale.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ambleside itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Ambleside takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, Muncaster Castle, Lakeland Motor Museum, Aira Force Waterfall
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Hawkshead Grammar School ©
Hawkshead Grammar School

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane), Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve (in Kippen). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ambleside to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Strathblane Falconry, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Stirling Castle, Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway & Estate
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Step out of New York City to go to Oceanville and see Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Edinburgh to New York City in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Edinburgh to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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nights
Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uncle Tom's Trail and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. Get some historical perspective at Fort Yellowstone Historic District and S Rim Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton & 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, hike along Artist Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning website.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

4
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Exploratorium and de Young Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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