14 days in Manchester, London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights


Manchester, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Capital of the North

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.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool and Liverpool Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Merseyside Maritime Museum (in Liverpool), Alton Towers Resort (in Alton) and Talacre Beach (in Talacre). Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Mold Golf Club.

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Newark, USA to Manchester is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Manchester due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in July, things will get slightly colder in Manchester: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buckingham Palace and The British Museum. National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to museum buffs. When in London, make a side trip to see King George's Playing Fields in Brentwood, approximately Brentwood away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jamon Jamon Paella, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

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Fly from Manchester to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Zandvoort aan Zee and Scheveningen Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Leiden Square (Leidseplein) and The American Book Center. Step out of Amsterdam to go to The Hague and see Panorama Mesdag, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and take an in-depth tour of Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

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Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
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