22 days in Utrecht Province Itinerary

22 days in Utrecht Province Itinerary

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22 days in Utrecht Province Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
— 8 nights
Drive:  30 min
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Seattle


Houten ©
Houten is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht.Population centresThe municipality consists of the following towns: 't Goy Houten Schalkwijk Tull en 't WaalHouten (town)The main town in the municipality is Houten, a commuter town about 9 km southeast of Utrecht. You've now added Rietplas to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Alpaca farm River Forelands and Avonturenboerderij Molenwaard. Explore Houten's surroundings by going to Riverside (in Appeltern), Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Zoelen) and Grote of Sint Maartenskerk te Tiel (in Tiel). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at GeoFort, trek along Wandelroute Heidestein, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oud-katholieke kerk Gouda, and stroll through Wandelroute Zeisterbos.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Houten travel route planning tool.

Seattle, USA to Houten is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Houten is 9 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Houten hover around 72°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Utrecht.

Things to do in Houten

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Zeist, Bunnik, Culemborg, Waterpoort te Zaltbommel, Rijdend Unifil Museum de Dorstige-Types
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Rietplas ©
GeoFort ©
Elisabeth Weeshuis Museum ©
Elisabeth Weeshuis Museum


Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museum Speelklok and Geertjes Hoeve. Get out of town with these interesting Utrecht side-trips: Petrustoren (in Woerden), Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen (in Woerdense Verlaat) and Amersfoort (Cavaleriemuseum, Amersfoort Zoo, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, examine the collection at Nijntje Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanic Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at DOMunder.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Utrecht holiday planner.

Utrecht is very close to Houten. August in Utrecht sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Utrecht

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amersfoort, Gouda, Maarsseveense plassen, Ouwehands Zoo Rhenen, Kasteel de Haar
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Kasteel de Haar ©
Kasteel de Haar
Amersfoort Zoo ©
Amersfoort Zoo
Ouwehands Zoo Rhenen ©
Ouwehands Zoo Rhenen