14 days in West Coast Itinerary

14 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  17 h 45 min
1
Marstrand
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tanumshede
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Lidkoping
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Halmstad
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Gothenburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Marstrand

Marstrand ©
Marstrand is a seaside locality situated in Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marstrand: Hastepallarna - Bodele (in Uddevalla), Nordens Ark (in Hunnebostrand) and Kungsklyftan (in Fjallbacka). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Marstrand, explore the historical opulence of Carlstens Fastning, and trek along Vandringsleden runt Marstrandson.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marstrand tour planner.

Atlanta, USA to Marstrand is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Marstrand due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in August, you will find days in Marstrand are much colder (67°F), and nights are slightly colder (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tanumshede.

Things to do in Marstrand

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hastepallarna - Bodele, Nordens Ark, Kungsklyftan
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Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan
Carlstens Fastning ©
Carlstens Fastning

1
night
Tanumshede

Tanumshede ©
Tanumshede is a locality and the seat of Tanum Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 1,697 inhabitants in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): hike along Tjurpannans Naturreservat, enjoy breathtaking views from Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum, then take an in-depth tour of Vitlycke Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of The Rock Carvings in Tanum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tanumshede trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Marstrand to Tanumshede takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tanumshede are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Lidkoping.

Things to do in Tanumshede

Wildlife Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tjurpannans Naturreservat, The Rock Carvings in Tanum
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Vitlycke Museum ©
Vitlycke Museum
The Rock Carvings in Tanum ©
The Rock Carvings in Tanum

2
nights
Lidkoping

Lidkoping ©
Lidköping is a locality and the seat of Lidköping Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. On the 2nd (Mon), head outdoors with Billingens Fritidsomrade, then pause for some serene contemplation at Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, and then step into the grandiose world of Lacko Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Munkangarna Naturreservat and then head outdoors with Mossebergs Friluftsomrade.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lidkoping trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tanumshede to Lidkoping takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lidkoping are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Halmstad.

Things to do in Lidkoping

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, Munkangarna Naturreservat, Mossebergs Friluftsomrade, Billingens Fritidsomrade
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Lacko Castle ©
Lacko Castle
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat ©
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat

3
nights
Halmstad

Halmstad ©
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halmstad: Hallands Kulturhistoriska Museum och Varbergs fastning (in Varberg) and Ostroo farfarm (in Tvaaker). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Tylosand Strand, contemplate the long history of Galgberget, tee off at Halmstad Golfbana Tylosand, and admire the landmark architecture of Radhuset.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Halmstad trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Lidkoping to Halmstad by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Halmstad

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hallands Kulturhistoriska Museum och Varbergs fastning, Ostroo farfarm
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Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Danska Fall ©
Danska Fall
Galgberget ©
Galgberget

4
nights
Gothenburg

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to No Limit Street Art Boras (in Boras) and Trollhätte Canal (in Trollhattan). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, examine the collection at Volvo Museum, have fun and explore at Universeum, and meet the residents at Slottsskogen.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Halmstad to Gothenburg by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

No Limit Street Art Boras, Kvarnbyn, Trollhätte Canal
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden