14 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Amsterdam Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland — 5 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St Peter's Church, Listoke Distillery & Gin School, Mellifont Abbey, and other attractions. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Grafton Street, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dublin online day trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 59°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to London.
Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see some familiar sights at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter and then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London tour planning app.

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Manchester.
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Manchester, United Kingdom — 1 day

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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Manchester trip planning site.

Getting from London to Manchester by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Manchester are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly to London.
Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

On the 16th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Manchester to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Keukenhof (in Lisse), Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and The Hague (Japanese Garden, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip tool.

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.