23 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

23 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
1
De Koog, Texel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Kornwerderzand
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Groningen
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Wilp
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Oostkapelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Amsterdam
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
De Koog, Texel

De Koog ©
De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora, then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Texel, and then play a few rounds at Golfbaan De Texelse.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our De Koog attractions planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to De Koog is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to De Koog is 8 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: highs in De Koog hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kornwerderzand.

Things to do in De Koog

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Texel
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Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora ©
Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel

3
nights
Kornwerderzand

Kornwerderzand ©
Kornwerderzand is a settlement on the Afsluitdijk, a major dam in the Netherlands that links Friesland with North Holland.OverviewKornwerderzand is located approximately 4 kilometers from the coast of Friesland, on a former artificial island which was created during the construction of the dam. Museum-lovers will appreciate Eise Eisinga Planetarium and Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers and Galerie de Vis. Get out of town with these interesting Kornwerderzand side-trips: Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog), Town Hall Bolsward (in Bolsward) and Landgoed Hoenderdaell (in Anna Paulowna). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel).

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kornwerderzand online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from De Koog to Kornwerderzand in 2 hours. July in Kornwerderzand sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Kornwerderzand

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Eise Eisinga Planetarium, IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui, Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Town Hall Bolsward
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Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui ©
Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui
Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers ©
Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers

3
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore 'De Sukerei' Museum and Fraeylemaborg. Get outdoors at Tt Circuit Assen and National Park Drentsche Aa. Get out of town with these interesting Groningen side-trips: Leeuwarden (Blokhuispoort & Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden), Kampsheide (in Balloo) and The Bare Feet Trail (in Opende).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Groningen itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kornwerderzand to Groningen takes 1.5 hours. July in Groningen sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wilp.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, National Park Drentsche Aa, Tt Circuit Assen, Kampsheide, The Bare Feet Trail
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Tt Circuit Assen ©
Tt Circuit Assen
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden ©
Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden
'De Sukerei' Museum ©
'De Sukerei' Museum

4
nights
Wilp

Wilp ©
Wilp is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Let the collections at Museum Collectie '40-'45 and Toy Gallery capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bussloo and Glider Collection Wolfheze. Explore Wilp's surroundings by going to Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo), Het Reestdal (in Balkbrug) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster).

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wilp tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Groningen to Wilp takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Wilp are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oostkapelle.

Things to do in Wilp

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Glider Collection Wolfheze, Kroller-Muller Museum, Museum Collectie '40-'45, Het Reestdal, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
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Bussloo ©
Bussloo
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Museum Collectie '40-'45 ©
Museum Collectie '40-'45

2
nights
Oostkapelle

Oostkapelle ©
Oostkapelle is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. On the 22nd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Westhove Castle and then kick back and relax at Oostkapelle Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Vrouwenpolder Beach, then pause for some photo ops at De Koe, and then get outside with Schotsman Watersportcentrum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oostkapelle online vacation planner.

You can drive from Wilp to Oostkapelle in 3 hours. When traveling from Wilp in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Oostkapelle: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Oostkapelle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Veere, Schotsman Watersportcentrum, Nature Reserve de Manteling
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Oostkapelle Beach ©
Oostkapelle Beach
Nature Reserve de Manteling ©
Nature Reserve de Manteling
Vrouwenpolder Beach ©
Vrouwenpolder Beach

7
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam and Body Worlds. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Het Jonge Schaap and Zaanse Schans. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee (in Bloemendaal), Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl (in Schoorl) and The Hague (Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Het Twiske, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and take an in-depth tour of Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Oostkapelle to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Oostkapelle in July, you will find days in Amsterdam are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Hague, Zaandam, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee, Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Het Jonge Schaap ©
Het Jonge Schaap
Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee ©
Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee

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