59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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Ghent, Belgium
— 8 nights
Drive
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive
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Woerden, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Edinburgh
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly
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Seattle, United States
— 8 nights
Fly to Christchurch International Airport, Drive to Hokitika
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Hokitika, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive to Christchurch International Airport, Fly to Gomel
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Gomel, Belarus
— 5 nights
Train to Minsk Pas, Fly to London
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London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
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Bedford, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Ghent, Belgium

— 8 nights
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum. Explore Ghent's surroundings by going to Antwerp (Grote Markt, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, &more) and Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, and get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ghent tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Ghent is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Ghent. June in Ghent sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Ghent

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 21:

Den Bosch, The Netherlands

— 4 nights
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Appreciate the collections at Noordbrabants Museum and Philips Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. John's Cathedral and DAF Museum. Explore Den Bosch's surroundings by going to Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Het Bossche Broek, get in on the family fun at Efteling, and explore the world behind art at Jheronimus Bosch Art Center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Den Bosch route maker app.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Den Bosch takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Den Bosch sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Apeldoorn.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

— 5 nights
Situated in the picturesque district of Gelderland, Apeldoorn is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and lush greenery.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kroller-Muller Museum and Nederlands Openluchtmuseum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Airborne Cemetery and Castle and gardens Twickel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apeldoorn: Natuurgebied Holtingerveld (in Uffelte), Kasteel Doorwerth (in Doorwerth) and Airborne Museum at Hartenstein (in Oosterbeek). Spend the 29th (Wed) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Het Lutterzand, appreciate the history behind Mariakapel Borne, contemplate the long history of Kamp Westerbork, and examine the collection at Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Apeldoorn day trip tool.

You can drive from Den Bosch to Apeldoorn in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Apeldoorn, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Woerden.

Things to do in Apeldoorn

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:

Woerden, The Netherlands

— 3 nights
Woerden is a city and a municipality in the central Netherlands. On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at Stadsmuseum Woerden, see the interesting displays at Kasteel de Haar, and then see the interesting displays at Singer Laren Museum, Theatre and Sculpture Garden. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Sint Janskerk, then explore the engaging exhibits at Archeon, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Woerden online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Apeldoorn to Woerden takes 1.5 hours. June in Woerden sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Woerden

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Scotland and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow), Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed) and Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to The Royal Mile, stroll through BobCat Alpacas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Woerden to Edinburgh with the Route module. Traveling from Woerden to Edinburgh, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Woerden in July, with highs in Edinburgh at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 9:

Seattle, United States

— 8 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get some cultural insight at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Museum of History & Industry. Pioneer Square and King Street Station will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Seattle to go to Mount Rainier National Park and see Discover Nature, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

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You can fly from Edinburgh to Seattle in 15 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, Seattle is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hokitika.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 17:

Hokitika, New Zealand

— 1 night
Hokitika is a township in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island, 40km south of Greymouth, and close to the mouth of the Hokitika River. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): stroll through Westcoast Treetop Walk & Cafe, view the masterpieces at Wilderness Gallery, and then appreciate the history behind Pioneers of the Frontier Statue.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hokitika trip site.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Hokitika with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Hokitika is 20 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Gomel.

Things to do in Hokitika

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

Gomel, Belarus

— 5 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Get some cultural insight at Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov and Archangel Michael Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Peter and Paul Cathedral and Zamkovaya Mountain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gomel: Bobrujsk (Monument to a Beaver & Bobruisk local history museum). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, contemplate the long history of Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, see the interesting displays at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova, and enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Tower.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gomel online visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hokitika to Gomel. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Hokitika to Gomel due to the time zone difference. In July in Gomel, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to London.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:

London, United Kingdom

— 8 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and National Gallery. Visit Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar (in Biggin Hill), The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden) and The Hawking Centre (in Doddington). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

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Getting from Gomel to London by combination of train and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Gomel to London, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gomel in July: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bedford.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 3:

Bedford, United Kingdom

— 7 nights
Museum-lovers will appreciate Twinwood Museum and Fitzwilliam Museum. Get some historical perspective at Norwich Cathedral and Woburn Abbey and Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bedford: King's College Chapel (in Cambridge), IWM Duxford (in Duxford) and Bletchley Park (in Bletchley).

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bedford online trip maker.

You can take a train from London to Bedford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bedford

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 10:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.