12 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

12 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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Washington DC, United States
— 1 night
2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
4
Heraklion, Greece
— 1 day
5
Akrotiri, Greece
— 1 night
6
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
7
Nice, France
— 2 nights

1
night
Washington DC, United States

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

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Norfolk to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Glasgow takes 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Glasgow is 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Glasgow at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

3
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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London sightseeing planner.

Fly from Glasgow to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in London, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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day
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion road trip website.

You can fly from London to Heraklion in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Heraklion reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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night
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): do a tasting at Boutari Winery, explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri online holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

1
night
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
On the 3rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town road trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 4th (Sat), make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, thenstroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, and finally get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland and then don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Nice by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. July in Nice sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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