6 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

6 days in The Netherlands Itinerary

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Maastricht
— 1 night
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Utrecht
— 2 nights
3
Amsterdam
— 2 nights

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Maastricht

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, explore the fascinating underground world of Maastricht Underground, stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament, and finally identify plant and animal life at Op Ezel Avontuur.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maastricht holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Maastricht is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Maastricht. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Maastricht reach 74°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Utrecht.

Things to do in Maastricht

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Netherlands American Cemetery, Op Ezel Avontuur, Basiliek van het Heilig Sacrament
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Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground
Boekhandel Dominicanen ©
Boekhandel Dominicanen
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

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Utrecht

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, enjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, admire the striking features of Stadhuis Utrecht, then see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), and finally head outdoors with Kanoverhuur aan de Gracht. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): paddle through the water with Botenverhuur de Rijnstroom, then head outdoors with Stadion Galgenwaard, then explore the striking landscape of Vlinderhof, and finally cross one thing off your bucket list with City Skydive.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Utrecht trip planner.

You can drive from Maastricht to Utrecht in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Utrecht sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Dom Tower ©
Dom Tower
Canals area ©
Canals area
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On the next day, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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

Getting from Utrecht to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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