25 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

25 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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25 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

Start: Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
Drive + Fly:  21 h
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik, Iceland
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  11 h 15 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
6
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
7
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
End: Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thingvellir National Park and Grotta Lighthouse. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hallgrimskirkja and Cemetery Holavallagardur. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt) and Hraunfossar (in Husafell). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an in-depth tour of Tales from Iceland, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, and explore and take pictures at Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik online road trip planner .

Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla to Reykjavik is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Shoal Bay Village to Reykjavik, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Shoal Bay Village in February: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Hraunfossar, Gullfoss Falls, Geysir
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar

1
night
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 12th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vik Church.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik road trip planning site .

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 1°C in Vik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vasa Museum and Uppsala Domkyrka. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Skansen and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stockholm Old Town, head outdoors with Riddarholmen, find something for the whole family at Junibacken, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Vik to Stockholm takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vik in February since evenings lows in Stockholm dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Drottningholm Palace, Uppsala Domkyrka
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Senate Square, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Faberge Museum. Popular historic sites such as Savior on the Spilled Blood and Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to WindTunnel FlyStation in Kuzmolovsky (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pavlovsk State Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg road trip website .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

WindTunnel FlyStation
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©

3
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra and Red Square. Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve and St. Basil's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moscow: Church of Ilya the Prophet (in Dydyldino) and FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, examine the collection at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, and take an in-depth tour of Armoury Chamber.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow trip app .

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In February in Moscow, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Church of Ilya the Prophet, FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra
Highlights from your plan
The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra ©
The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra
Red Square ©
Red Square

4
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Broad, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary site .

Fly from Moscow to Los Angeles in 16 hours. Traveling from Moscow to Los Angeles, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Los Angeles is much hotter than Moscow - with highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Santa Monica Pier, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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