15 days in London & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 6 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 The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Salisbury (Mompesson House & Stonehenge). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and make a trip to Tower of London.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning website.

Washington, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In July, London is slightly colder than Washington - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 8 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.
Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Delft (Maria van Jessekerk, Nieuwe Kerk, &more), Edam (Edam Cheese market, Edams Museum, &more) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, don't miss a visit to Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planner.

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. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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