8 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

8 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Denver, United States
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Denver, United States
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13 h 15 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Denver, United States

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Denver, United States

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Fort Logan National Cemetery, explore and take pictures at Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Denver International Airport and City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Fort Logan National Cemetery ©
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then make a trip to Anne Frank House. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), make a trip to Royal Palace Amsterdam, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and finally stroll around Vondelpark.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Denver to Amsterdam takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Denver in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 40°F in Amsterdam. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 15th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Budapest tour itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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