5 days in Manchester & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights


Manchester, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Capital of the North

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at National Football Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Cathedral, have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at People's History Museum, browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, then contemplate the long history of World Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home.

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Houston, USA to Manchester is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Houston to Manchester. When traveling from Houston in November, plan for colder days in Manchester, with highs around 49°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to fly to Amsterdam.
Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Childrens Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 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.
On the 24th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then stroll around Vondelpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, see the interesting displays at De Nieuwe Kerk, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from Manchester to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Manchester to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Parks
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