37 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

37 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Groningen
— 6 nights
2
Arnhem
— 6 nights
3
Kaatsheuvel
— 5 nights
4
Middelburg
— 7 nights
5
Amsterdam
— 12 nights

6
nights
Groningen

Groningen ©
Attractions like Eise Eisinga Planetarium and Drouwenerzand Attractiepark make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Groningen side-trips: Kabouterland (in Exloo), Port of Harlingen (in Harlingen) and Sneek (Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613 & Rijksmonument Stadhuis Sneek uit 1550-1605).

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Groningen trip planner.

Amsterdam to Groningen is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July in Groningen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Arnhem.

Things to do in Groningen

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sneek, Klooster-wandeling Aduard, Kabouterland, Landgoed Nienoord, De Spokeplas
Highlights from your plan
The Wadden Sea ©
The Wadden Sea
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
Drouwenerzand Attractiepark ©
Drouwenerzand Attractiepark

6
nights
Arnhem

Arnhem ©
Arnhem is known mostly for its John Frost Bridge, which the British tried to secure during World War II.
Bring the kids along to Alpaca farm River Forelands and Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark. Explore Arnhem's surroundings by going to Stellingmolen De Nijverheid (in Ravenstein), Amersfoort Zoo (in Amersfoort) and Attractiepark Toverland (in Sevenum). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hoge Veluwe National Park, trek along Klimbos Veluwe, make a splash at Golfbad Oss, and have fun and explore at Brandweermuseum Borculo.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Arnhem visit planner.

Getting from Groningen to Arnhem by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Arnhem

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Apeldoorn, Stellingmolen De Nijverheid, Golfbad Oss, Amersfoort Zoo, Recreatiegebied 't Hilgelo
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Alpaca farm River Forelands ©
Alpaca farm River Forelands
Attractiepark Toverland ©
Attractiepark Toverland

5
nights
Kaatsheuvel

Kaatsheuvel
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. Kids will appreciate attractions like Efteling and GeoFort. Venture out of the city with trips to Speelboerderij De Vossenberg (in Gilze), Breda (Polski Cmentarz Wojskowy W Bredzie & Reptile House De Aarde Breda) and Oisterwijk (Gallery van Dun - Contemporary Art & De Kerkhovense Molen). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Speelpark de Splinter, steep yourself in history at De Wonderlijke Klim, examine the collection at Natuurmuseum Brabant, and sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kaatsheuvel travel planning website.

You can drive from Arnhem to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kaatsheuvel can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Middelburg.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Oisterwijk, Breda, Eindhoven, Speelboerderij De Vossenberg, Natuurmuseum Brabant
Highlights from your plan
Efteling
Efteling
GeoFort ©
GeoFort
Speelpark de Splinter ©
Speelpark de Splinter

7
nights
Middelburg

Middelburg ©
Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. Kids will enjoy Bizarium and De Mekkerstee. Get out of town with these interesting Middelburg side-trips: Klok'uus (in 's-Heer Arendskerke), Bergen op Zoom (Canadese Oorlogsbegraafplaats Bergen op Zoom & Grote Markt) and Recreatiecentrum De Vogel (in Hengstdijk). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Oostkapelle Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strand Sint-Annaland, and take a stroll through Boulevard van Vlissingen.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Middelburg road trip planner.

You can drive from Kaatsheuvel to Middelburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kaatsheuvel in August: highs in Middelburg hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Middelburg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ouddorp, Bergen op Zoom, Veere, Vlissingen, Klok'uus
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Klok'uus ©
Klok'uus
Strand Sint-Annaland ©
Strand Sint-Annaland

12
nights
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Vlinders aan de Vliet (in Leidschendam), BuytenDelft (in Delft) and The Hague (Madurodam, Sea Life Scheveningen, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, meet the residents at ARTIS, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and shop like a local with Leidseplein.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Middelburg to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Middelburg in August since evenings lows in Amsterdam dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Haarlem, BuytenDelft, Naarden, Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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