15 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

15 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Portland, United States
Fly + Subway:  8 h
1
Washington DC, United States
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Mondsee, Austria
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  15 h
End: Portland, United States

4
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC tour itinerary planner.

Portland to Washington DC is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In April in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

5
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, visit The Jordaan, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Washington DC to Amsterdam takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Amsterdam, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 56°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Mondsee.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
nights
Mondsee, Austria

Mondsee ©
Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. Change things up with these side-trips from Mondsee: Hallstatt (Waldbachstrub Waterfall, Hallstatter See, &more) and Weg im Schloßpark (in Scharding). There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Wolfgang.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mondsee, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amsterdam to Mondsee. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Mondsee

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Lake Wolfgang, Lake Attersee, Weg im Schloßpark
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Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Old Town ©
Old Town
Waldbachstrub Waterfall ©
Waldbachstrub Waterfall

1
night
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Bergfriedhof Heidelberg, then explore the world behind art at Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, and finally partake in some friendly competition at ENMAZE LiveGames.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Heidelberg online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Mondsee to Heidelberg with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Heidelberg are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Bergfriedhof Heidelberg ©
Bergfriedhof Heidelberg

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