57 days in Europe, Asia & United States Itinerary

57 days in Europe, Asia & United States Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 4 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Saint-Etienne, France
— 1 night
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 night
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Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Drive to Storrs
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Storrs, United States
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Grote Markt. Van Gogh Museum and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more), The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Old Church (in Delft). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, explore and take pictures at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and walk around Vondelpark.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam online travel planner.

Leicester, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Leicester to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Eindhoven: Kootwijkerzand (in Kootwijk), Arboretum de Dreijen (in Wageningen) and Airborne Cemetery (in Oosterbeek). The adventure continues: stroll through Regte Heide & Riels Laag and discover the deep blue sea with Duiklocatie Boschmolenplas.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Eindhoven travel website.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Eindhoven are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cologne, Germany

— 4 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Visit Cologne Cathedral and Trier Amphitheater for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and St. Paulin-Kirche. Get out of town with these interesting Cologne side-trips: Trier (Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, Saint Gangolf's Church, &more). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Cologne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cologne are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Hamburg, Germany

— 3 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Miniatur Wunderland and Kunsthalle Hamburg. Popular historic sites such as Alter Elbtunnel and Speicherstadt are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamburg: Arboretum Ellerhoop (in Ellerhoop), Altes Land (in Jork) and Himmelmoor (in Quickborn). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen and take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hamburg online travel planner.

Fly from Cologne to Hamburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aarhus, Denmark

— 4 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kyst- og Fjordcentret and Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Trinitatis Kirke Fredericia and Helligaandskirken. Get out of town with these interesting Aarhus side-trips: Hadsund Dyrehave (in Hadsund), Kalo Skovene (in Roende) and Praestbjerg Naturcenter (in Soervad). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Dyrehaven Ved Haderslev.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Aarhus trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hamburg to Aarhus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Aarhus are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Denmark and Amalienborg. Rosenborg Castle and Kastellet will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Roskilde Domkirke (in Roskilde), Bidstrup Skovene (in Hvalsoe) and The Karen Blixen Museum (in Rungsted). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, look for all kinds of wild species at Planetstien Hvidovre, browse the exhibits of Thorvaldsens Museum, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen driving holiday website.

You can fly from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Dresden Zwinger and Pergamonmuseum. Popular historic sites such as Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery are in your itinerary. When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Katholische Hofkirche in Dresden, approximately Dresden away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin online day trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Karlstejn Castle. Get some historical perspective at St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Astronomical Clock. Spend the 2nd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum, wander the streets of Lesser Town, and get engrossed in the history at Strahov Monastery.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Prague online route planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. June in Prague sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Belvedere Palace and Schonbrunn Palace. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Hofburg, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Rupert's Church (Ruprechtskirche), and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Zurich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Landsgemeindeplatz and Friedhof Fluntern. Get a sense of the local culture at St Mauritius Church and Museum Appenzell. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Museggmauer & Jesuitenkirche), Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte (in Appenzell) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona and examine the collection at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich online road trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint-Etienne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Etienne, France

— 1 night
Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-Étienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
On the 12th (Tue), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Musee de la mine, stroll through Gorges de la Loire, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Boutheon, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee des Verts.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Saint-Etienne trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Saint-Etienne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Saint-Etienne

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Monaco

— 1 night
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then make a trip to Place du Palais, then steep yourself in history at Prince's Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Apotheosa Monaca.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Monaco-Ville trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Etienne to Monaco-Ville in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Saint-Etienne in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monaco-Ville, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Parks

Turin, Italy

— 5 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Let the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Museo Egizio capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Milano and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Milan (Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, &more), Associazione Centro Cicogne E Anatidi (in Racconigi) and Travel Langhe Wine Tours (in Neive). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Sabauda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Risorgimento.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin trip planner.

You can drive from Monaco-Ville to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Monaco-Ville in July, plan for little chillier nights in Turin, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 1 night
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sophia's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Andreyevskiy Spusk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Turin to Kyiv (Kiev) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Turin to Kyiv (Kiev). In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites

Tokyo, Japan

— 4 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tokyo National Museum and Suntory Museum of Art. Edo-Tokyo Museum and Hase-dera Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine & Kōtoku-in). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, explore the historical opulence of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), get curious at National Museum of Nature and Science, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Tokyo in 17.5 hours. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Tokyo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Storrs.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Storrs, United States

— 1 night
Storrs is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Mansfield within eastern Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. On the 25th (Mon), make a trip to Nathan Hale Homestead and then stroll through The Lodge at Crandall Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Storrs online day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Tokyo to Storrs with the Route module. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Tokyo to Storrs due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tokyo in July since evenings lows in Storrs dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Storrs

Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.