35 days in West Coast Itinerary

35 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Hono
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Sloinge
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Falkoping
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Stromstad
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Marstrand
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Gothenburg
— 11 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Detroit

3
nights
Hono

Hönö is a locality situated in Öckerö Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 5,110 inhabitants in 2010. Explore Hono's surroundings by going to Lysekil (Lysekil Church, Stangehuvud Naturreservat, &more) and Goksater (in Henan). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Roro naturreservat, see the interesting displays at Fishing Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Garda.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hono road trip planning tool.

Detroit, USA to Hono is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Detroit in September, with highs in Hono at 62°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sloinge.

Things to do in Hono

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lysekil, Roro naturreservat, Goksater, The Nordic Watercolor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Stangehuvud Naturreservat ©
Stangehuvud Naturreservat
Fishing Museum ©
Fishing Museum

4
nights
Sloinge

Sloinge ©
Slöinge is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 950 inhabitants in 2010.Archeological excavations has revealed a chieftain estate from the 8th century; among the remains is a large number of golden figures.Two comparatively large companies, SIA Glass and Berte Quarn, have their headquarters in the village.The 1971 World Table Tennis Championships singles champion Stellan Bengtsson was born in Slöinge. Change things up with these side-trips from Sloinge: Varberg (Getteron 1:a vik & Getteron 5:e vik), Ostroo farfarm (in Tvaaker) and Danska Fall (in Halmstad). There's lots more to do: browse the collection at Halmstad Stadsbibliotek, walk around Rhododendronparken, stop by Kvibille ostbod, and pause for some serene contemplation at S:t Nikolai kyrka.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sloinge day trip planner.

You can drive from Hono to Sloinge in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Sloinge are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Falkoping.

Things to do in Sloinge

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Halmstad, Varberg, Kvibille ostbod, Ostroo farfarm
Highlights from your plan
Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Halmstad Stadsbibliotek ©
Halmstad Stadsbibliotek
Simstadion Brottet ©
Simstadion Brottet

5
nights
Falkoping

Falkoping ©
Falköping is a locality and the seat of Falköping Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Venture out of the city with trips to Lacko Castle (in Lidkoping), Skovde (Silverfallet, Billingens Fritidsomrade, &more) and Munkangarna Naturreservat (in Hallekis). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Mossebergs Friluftsomrade, examine the collection at Asle Ta, make a trip to Ekornavallen, and identify plant and animal life at Vristulvens Adventurecenter.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Falkoping itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sloinge to Falkoping in 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sloinge in September since evenings lows in Falkoping dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Stromstad.

Things to do in Falkoping

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Skovde, Osterplana Hed och Vall, Kungslena Kyrka, Lacko Castle, Sjon Orlen
Highlights from your plan
Silverfallet ©
Silverfallet
Lacko Castle ©
Lacko Castle
Vristulvens Adventurecenter ©
Vristulvens Adventurecenter

5
nights
Stromstad

Stromstad ©
Strömstad is a locality and the seat of Strömstad Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 6,288 inhabitants in 2010.For historical reasons, Strömstad is called a city despite its small population.HistoryOriginally, the province Bohuslän, where Strömstad is situated, was Norwegian territory, which was transferred to Sweden according to the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658.At Strömstad, there was a small fishing village known as Strömmen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stromstad: Eds MC- and Motormuseum for veteran motorbikes (in Ed), Hogsbyns Hallristningar (in Bengtsfors) and Dalslands Kanal AB (in Haverud). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Vitlycke Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, contemplate the long history of The Rock Carvings in Tanum, and head off the coast to Weather Islands.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Stromstad holiday planning tool.

Drive from Falkoping to Stromstad in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Stromstad are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Marstrand.

Things to do in Stromstad

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fjallbacka, Grebbestad, Tanumshede, Galleri Tint, The Rock Carvings in Tanum
Highlights from your plan
Dalslands Kanal AB ©
Dalslands Kanal AB
Vitlycke Museum ©
Vitlycke Museum
Blomsholm ©
Blomsholm

5
nights
Marstrand

Marstrand ©
Marstrand is a seaside locality situated in Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Get out of town with these interesting Marstrand side-trips: Uddevalla (Strandpromenaden, Hastepallarna - Bodele, &more), Skulptur i Pilane (in Kloevedal) and Karingon (in Karingon). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vandringsleden runt Marstrandson, take in the views from Tjörnbron, enjoy the sea views from Pater Noster Lighthouse, and relax in the rural setting at Dalslands Alpacka - Flybo gard.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Marstrand itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stromstad to Marstrand in 2 hours. In September in Marstrand, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Marstrand

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Uddevalla, Tjörnbron, Dalslands Alpacka - Flybo gard, Skulptur i Pilane, Karingon
Highlights from your plan
Carlstens Fastning ©
Carlstens Fastning
Pater Noster Lighthouse ©
Pater Noster Lighthouse
Skulptur i Pilane ©
Skulptur i Pilane

11
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.
Explore Gothenburg's surroundings by going to Sillmuseum (in Kladesholmen), Tjoloholms Castle (in Fjaras) and Trollhattan (Saab Car Museum & Trollhätte Canal). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen, take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and view the masterpieces at No Limit Street Art Boras.

Plan trip to Gothenburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Marstrand to Gothenburg takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Boras, Trollhattan, Surte Glasbruksmuseum, Sillmuseum, Jonsereds Tradgardar
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Universeum ©
Universeum

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