60 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

60 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Bremen, Germany
— 1 day
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Dortmund, Germany
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Parma, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Aarau
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Aarau, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Rotterdam
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Charlottesville
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Charlottesville, United States
— 4 nights
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Durham, United States
— 2 nights
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San Diego, United States
— 4 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
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Riga, Latvia
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Bremen, Germany

— 1 day

Short-Way City

A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
On the 13th (Mon), examine the collection at Alte Pumpwerk, take an in-depth tour of Bremer Geschichtenhaus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), and finally take an in-depth tour of Roselius Museum.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bremen trip itinerary site.

Oslo, Norway to Bremen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in June, Bremen is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dortmund.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

Dortmund, Germany

— 1 night

Green Metropolis

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Nachtigall, then examine the collection at Lwl Industrial Museum Zollern, and then walk around Westfalenpark.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dortmund trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Bremen to Dortmund by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dortmund can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Dortmund

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 4 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Würzburg Residence and Reichsstadtmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Town Walls and St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Frankfurt: Rothenburg (Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more), Eschbacher Klippen (in Usingen) and Neroberg (in Wiesbaden). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Weilbacher Kiesgruben, get great views at Main Tower, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Dortmund to Frankfurt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Munich, Germany

— 5 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
You'll explore and learn at Munich Residenz and Lenbachhaus. Visit Nymphenburg Palace and Frauenkirche for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau), Hohenschwangau (Alpseebad & Schloss Hohenschwangau) and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, examine the collection at BMW Welt, and contemplate the long history of Asamkirche.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Munich trip planner.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Munich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 6 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Vitus Cathedral and Jewish Museum in Prague. Spend the 25th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery, steep yourself in history at Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague, and see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Prague day trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Prague sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly to Parma.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 29:

Parma, Italy

— 2 nights

Capital of Italian Food Valley

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
On the 29th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiostri di S.Giovanni Evangelista, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di Parma, then get engrossed in the history at National Gallery (Galleria Nazionale), then explore the world behind art at Magnani-Rocca Foundation, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata (Madonna della Steccata).

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Parma online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Parma takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in June: high temperatures in Parma hover around 33°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Museo Egizio. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Casa di Giulietta, &more), Museo Nazionale del Cinema (in Turin) and Universal Diving School (in Alzate Brianza). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Milan online route planner.

Getting from Parma to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Marseille.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:

Marseille, France

— 5 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palais des Papes and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Museum-lovers will get to explore Paul Cezanne’s Studio and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Atlantide (in Bandol), Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon) and Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Trolib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, and make a trip to Chateau d'If.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Marseille, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:

Barcelona, Spain

— 6 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Visit Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar for their historical value. Museu Picasso and Joan Miro Foundation will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). There's much more to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, visit Las Ramblas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Aarau.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 16:

Aarau, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Aarau is a town, a municipality, and the capital of the northern Swiss canton of Aargau. Let the collections at Hallwyl Castle and Augusta Raurica capture your imagination. St. Ursenkathedrale and Aargauer Kunsthaus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Aarau side-trips: Peakdivers (in Bunzen), Einsiedelei St. Verena (in Soleure) and SwissSafari GmbH (in Wolfisberg). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Naturama Aargau.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Aarau online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Barcelona to Aarau with the Route module. Traveling from Barcelona in July, things will get a bit cooler in Aarau: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Aarau

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Appreciate the collections at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Museum Lambert van Meerten. Get a sense of the local culture at Grote Markt and Nieuwe Kerk. Change things up with these side-trips from Rotterdam: Madurodam (in The Hague), Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria van Jessekerk, examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, and browse the different shops at Markthal.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rotterdam visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Aarau to Rotterdam with the Route module. While traveling from Aarau, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rotterdam, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:

Charlottesville, United States

— 4 nights

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio and Lee Chapel and Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Monticello and James Monroe's Highland. Get out of town with these interesting Charlottesville side-trips: James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station), Virginia Safari Park (in Natural Bridge) and Chateau MerrillAnne LLC (in Orange). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row, don't miss a visit to University of Virginia, and relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Charlottesville trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rotterdam to Charlottesville. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Rotterdam in July, things will get a bit warmer in Charlottesville: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

Durham, United States

— 2 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Get some cultural insight at Duke University Chapel and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Change things up with these side-trips from Durham: Conservators Center (in Burlington) and Gregg Museum of Art & Design (in Raleigh). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Duke Lemur Center, have fun at Durham Central Park, and admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Durham trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Charlottesville to Durham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

San Diego, United States

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Popular historic sites such as Marston House Museum and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery are in your itinerary. Let the collections at USS Midway Museum and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: Saddleback Church (in Lake Forest) and Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum (in Yorba Linda). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, take a leisurely stroll along Embarcadero, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego online journey planner.

You can fly from Durham to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Durham in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Moscow.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:

Moscow, Russia

— 4 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Moscow Kremlin and Armoury Chamber. Get a sense of the local culture at Red Square and Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre. When in Moscow, make a side trip to see The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra in Sergiyev Posad, approximately Sergiyev Posad away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, and make a trip to Lenin's Mausoleum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Moscow trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Moscow takes 17.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 11 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Moscow. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Riga.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:

Riga, Latvia

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs. Old City Riga (Vecriga) and St. Peter's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to House Of The Black Heads, examine the collection at KGB Building, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, and admire the striking features of Alberta Iela.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Riga trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Riga takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Riga due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

United States travel guide

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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.