15 days in North Holland Province Itinerary

15 days in North Holland Province Itinerary

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15 days in North Holland Province Itinerary

Chicago
Fly:  16​h
De Koog, Texel
— 4 nights
ferry + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
Amsterdam
— 9 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Chicago

4
days
De Koog, Texel

De Koog ©
De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Let the collections at Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora and Texelkunst capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach and Golfbaan De Texelse. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, meet the residents at Eureka Orchideeen Vogelbush & Vlindertuin, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at boeken aan de dijk gesloten tot 17 maart 2017, and sample the fine beverages at Landgoed de Bonte Belevenis.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the De Koog travel planner.

Chicago, USA to De Koog is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to De Koog is 7 hours. In August, De Koog is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 69°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in De Koog

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

De Cocksdorp, Texel, Texelkunst, Landgoed de Bonte Belevenis, Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora
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Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach ©
Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach
Lighthouse Texel ©
Lighthouse Texel
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel ©
Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel

10
days
Amsterdam

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Begijnhof will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Heerlijck Slaapen op de Zaanse Schans and Natura Artis Magistra. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland (in Overveen) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Amsterdam Maritime History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and get lost in a book at Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from De Koog to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Haarlem, Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland, Heerlijck Slaapen op de Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum