55 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

55 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
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Boston, United States
— 3 nights

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
You'll explore and learn at Gravensteen and Museum Plantin-Moretus. Do some cultural sightseeing at Graslei and Korenlei and St Michael's Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout), Hoogstraten (Beguinage & Begijnhof Hoogstraten) and Ghent City Center (in Ghent). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp trip planner.

Heusden-Zolder to Antwerp is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. June in Antwerp sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Graslei and Korenlei
4.8

3
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

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 will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Groeningemuseum and Belfry of Bruges. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (STAM Ghent City Museum & Saint Bavo's Cathedral). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bruges trip planner.

Getting from Antwerp to Bruges by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Antwerp in June: highs in Bruges hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3

5
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Parc du Cinquantenaire are in your itinerary. Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Atomium will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: La Roche-aux-Faucons (in Esneux), Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral) (in Liege) and Ardennes American Cemetery (in Neupre). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), and learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brussels travel app.

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). You'll explore and learn at Rijksmuseum and NEMO Science Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft). Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, cast your line with a fishing tour, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank House
4.4
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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Let the collections at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and Landesmuseum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Friedhof Fluntern and Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lake Lucerne). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in June: highs in Zurich hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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Mt Pilatus
4.7
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Arena di Verona. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Castello Sforzesco are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Museo Egizio (in Turin), Langhe Truffle (in Alba) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and see some colorful creatures with 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano.

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You can drive from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in June, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

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Must see
Duomo di Milano
4.8
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World heritage site
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
4.7

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John for their historical value. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

6
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online tour itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Rome

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Pantheon
4.8
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Colosseum
4.7

2
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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Red Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Armoury Chamber, and finally stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin and then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Moscow planning tool.

Fly from Rome to Moscow in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome to Moscow, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Moscow is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Moscow

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World heritage site
Red Square
4.7
World heritage site
Moscow Kremlin
4.7

4
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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Appreciate the collections at Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. Get a sense of the local culture at Skansen and Drottningholm Palace. Step out of Stockholm with an excursion to Savo Nature Reserve in Vasterljung--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Royal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan, ski along the peaceful trails at The Green Trails, and get engrossed in the history at Royal Armory.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm road trip planning site.

Getting from Moscow to Stockholm by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Stockholm is minus 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Wildlife · Adventure · Outdoors

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Vasa Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Skansen
4.1
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Castle
Royal Palace
4.2

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Fuglereservat Vaserne (in Birkerod), Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod) and Kronborg (in Helsingoer). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, contemplate the long history of Kastellet, stop by Stroeget, and pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen day trip planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Copenhagen by combination of flight, taxi, and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Stoke-on-Trent.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5
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History Museum
National Museum of Denmark
4.4

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

Stoke-on-Trent ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles Parish Church, identify plant and animal life at Trentham Monkey Forest, and then see the interesting displays at Gladstone Pottery Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Stoke-on-Trent itinerary planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Stoke-on-Trent in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Stoke-on-Trent

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

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Wildlife Area
Trentham Monkey Forest
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Gladstone Pottery Museum
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New York City, United States

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Closter Nature Center (in Closter), Center for the Urban River at Beczak (in Yonkers) and Demarest Nature Center (in Demarest). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, stroll around The High Line, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Stoke-on-Trent to New York City takes 12 hours. Traveling from Stoke-on-Trent to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stoke-on-Trent in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Monument
9/11 Memorial
4.7
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Natural History Museum
American Museum of Natural History
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Boston, United States

Boston ©

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Popular historic sites such as The Paul Revere House and The House of the Seven Gables are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Fished Impressions (in Salem) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and wander the streets of North End.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Boston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

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