60 days in West Coast Itinerary

60 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Hono
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Marstrand
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Uddevalla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Stromstad
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Skovde
— 12 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Halmstad
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Gothenburg
— 12 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Charlotte

4
nights
Hono

Hönö is a locality situated in Öckerö Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 5,110 inhabitants in 2010. Change things up with these side-trips from Hono: Skulptur i Pilane (in Kloevedal) and Sillmuseum (in Kladesholmen). The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Roro naturreservat, admire the masterpieces at The Nordic Watercolor Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galleri Garda.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hono driving holiday planner.

Charlotte, USA to Hono is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Hono. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in August: highs in Hono hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 53°F. On the 31st (Sat), you'll travel to Marstrand.

Things to do in Hono

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Roro naturreservat, Skulptur i Pilane, The Nordic Watercolor Museum, Sillmuseum
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Skulptur i Pilane ©
Skulptur i Pilane
Fishing Museum ©
Fishing Museum

5
nights
Marstrand

Marstrand ©
Marstrand is a seaside locality situated in Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Marstrand is known for historic sites, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marstrand, hike along Vandringsleden runt Marstrandson, take in the exciting artwork at Strandverket, and explore the historical opulence of Carlstens Fastning.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marstrand online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hono to Marstrand takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 53°F. You'll set off for Uddevalla on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Marstrand

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Carlstens Fastning ©
Carlstens Fastning
Pater Noster Lighthouse ©
Pater Noster Lighthouse
Strandverket ©
Strandverket

6
nights
Uddevalla

Uddevalla ©
Uddevalla is a town and the seat of Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Uddevalla: Haverud (Dalslands Kanal AB & Haverud Sluss), Sundsby Sateri (in Hjalteby) and Saab Car Museum (in Trollhattan). There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a leisurely stroll along Smogenbryggan, cruise along Hastepallarna - Bodele, and look for all kinds of wild species at Stangehuvud Naturreservat.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Uddevalla road trip website.

Traveling by car from Marstrand to Uddevalla takes an hour. In September in Uddevalla, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stromstad.

Things to do in Uddevalla

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lysekil, Haverud, Hunnebostrand, Trollhattan, Karingon
Highlights from your plan
Dalslands Kanal AB ©
Dalslands Kanal AB
Kayaking & Canoeing
Stangehuvud Naturreservat ©
Stangehuvud Naturreservat

6
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stromstad: Hogsbyns Hallristningar (in Bengtsfors), Tanumshede (Tanums Hallristningsmuseum Underslos & Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum) and Fjallbacka (Weather Islands, Kungsklyftan, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kosterhavets Nationalpark, see the interesting displays at Eds MC- and Motormuseum for veteran motorbikes, play a few rounds at Dynekilen Golf Course, and steep yourself in history at The Rock Carvings in Tanum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Stromstad trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Uddevalla to Stromstad in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Stromstad can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Skovde.

Things to do in Stromstad

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanumshede, Fjallbacka, Ed, Grebbestad, Hogsbyns Hallristningar
Highlights from your plan
Tresticklan National Park ©
Tresticklan National Park
Kosterhavets Nationalpark ©
Kosterhavets Nationalpark
Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan

12
nights
Skovde

Skovde ©
Skövde is a locality and urban centre in Skövde Municipality and Västra Götaland County, in the Västergötland in central Southern Sweden.Skövde is situated some 150 km northeast of Gothenburg, between Sweden's two largest lakes, Vänern and Vättern. Venture out of the city with trips to Gotene (Martorpsfallet & Osterplana Hed och Vall), Hokensas Sportfiske (in Tidaholm) and Lidkoping (Vanermuseet, Lacko Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Billingens Fritidsomrade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vambs kyrka, and identify plant and animal life at Munkangarna Naturreservat.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Skovde trip planner.

Getting from Stromstad to Skovde by car takes about 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Skovde can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Halmstad.

Things to do in Skovde

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Falkoping, Tibro, Mariestad, Lidkoping, Skara
Highlights from your plan
Wragarden ©
Wragarden
Lacko Castle ©
Lacko Castle
Vambs kyrka ©
Vambs kyrka

13
nights
Halmstad

Halmstad ©
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halmstad: Kjugekull (in Fjalkinge), Falkenberg (Tullbron, Doktorspromenaden, &more) and Varberg (Varberg Kyrka, Getteron 1:a vik, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Lund Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Sofiero Palace, go for a walk through Steningekusten, and get outside with Ostra Strandens Gokartbana.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Halmstad online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Skovde to Halmstad in 3 hours. Traveling from Skovde in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 50°F in Halmstad. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Halmstad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varberg, Falkenberg, Lund, Hoganas, Sofiero Palace
Highlights from your plan
Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral
Botanical Gardens (Botaniska Tradgarden) ©
Botanical Gardens (Botaniska Tradgarden)

12
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Gothenburg: Boras (Abecita Art Museum, No Limit Street Art Boras, &more), Hedareds Stavkyrka (in Hedared) and Tjoloholms Castle (in Fjaras). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, engage your brain at Universeum, step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and examine the collection at Volvo Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gothenburg tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Halmstad to Gothenburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Boras, Lodose Museum, Hedareds Stavkyrka, Tjoloholms Castle, Lygnern
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden