14 days in United Kingdom, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom, Brussels & Amsterdam Itinerary

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1
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

3
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
National Coal Mining Museum and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lakeland Motor Museum and National Railway Museum. Explore Manchester's surroundings by going to Orrest Head (in Windermere), York (York Minster & York Shambles) and Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Hardwick Hall and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Manchester road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Manchester is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In July, Manchester is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

York, Orrest Head, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Lakeland Motor Museum, Hardwick Hall and Gardens
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National Coal Mining Museum ©
National Coal Mining Museum
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. You'll explore and learn at The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms. There's much more to do: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our London travel app.

You can take a train from Manchester to London in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Atomium. Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Ghent (Patershol & Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)), Domaine Viticole du Chenoy (in Emines) and Golf de Rigenee (in Villers-la-ville). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cantillon Brewery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels itinerary builder site.

Getting from London to Brussels by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels due to the time zone difference. July in Brussels sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Ghent, Domaine Viticole du Chenoy, Golf de Rigenee
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and Begijnhof. Visit Anne Frank House and De Duif for their historical value. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through Red Light District, take an in-depth tour of Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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