11-Day Netherlands Road Trip from Amsterdam to The Hague, Utrecht, Arnhem & Zwolle

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Starts in
Amsterdam
Ends in
Amsterdam
Duration
11 days & 10 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 11-day road trip through the Netherlands.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in the Netherlands. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Arnhem, and Zwolle.

We'll help you experience the best 11 days in the Netherlands you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in the Netherlands at Amsterdam, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will automatically assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in the Netherlands, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything the Netherlands has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of the Netherlands. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 10 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 10 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in the Netherlands fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in the Netherlands today!

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Included

10 nights hotel
Breakfast
11 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Amsterdam - city in NetherlandsAmsterdam
North Holland - state in NetherlandsNorth Holland
Den Haag -  in NetherlandsDen Haag
South Holland - state in NetherlandsSouth Holland
Utrecht - city in NetherlandsUtrecht
Arnhem -  in NetherlandsArnhem
North Brabant - region in NetherlandsNorth Brabant
Zwolle - city in NetherlandsZwolle
Flevoland - state in NetherlandsFlevoland
Drenthe - region in NetherlandsDrenthe

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Attractions

RijksmuseumRijksmuseum
Moco MuseumMoco Museum
Van Gogh MuseumVan Gogh Museum
VondelparkVondelpark
Albert Cuyp MarketAlbert Cuyp Market
CM.com Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, North Holland, NetherlandsCMcom Circuit Zandvoort
Anne Frank HouseAnne Frank House
Het Amsterdamse Bos, Amstelveen, North Holland, NetherlandsHet Amsterdamse Bos
Dungeon Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, NetherlandsDungeon Amsterdam
NEMO Science Museum, Amsterdam, North Holland, NetherlandsNEMO Science Museum
ARTISARTIS
Madame Tussauds AmsterdamMadame Tussauds Amsterdam
BODY WORLDS AmsterdamBODY WORLDS Amsterdam
Royal Palace AmsterdamRoyal Palace Amsterdam
Dam Square AmsterdamDam Square
Diergaarde BlijdorpRotterdam Zoo
MauritshuisMauritshuis
Cube Houses, Rotterdam, South Holland, NetherlandsCube Houses
ErasmusbrugErasmusbrug
Keukenhof HOLLANDKeukenhof
Ouwehands Dierenpark, Rhenen, Utrecht, NetherlandsOuwehands Zoo
Castle De Haar, Haarzuilens, Utrecht, NetherlandsCastle De Haar
Efteling, Kaatsheuvel, Loon op Zand, North Brabant, NetherlandsEfteling
Beekse Bergen, Hilvarenbeek, North Brabant, NetherlandsBeekse Bergen
Baron 1898
Burgers' Zoo, Arnhem, Gelderland, NetherlandsBurgers' Zoo
ApenheulApenheul
Netherlands Open Air Museum, Arnhem, Gelderland, NetherlandsNetherlands Open Air Museum
WILDLANDS Adventure Zoo EmmenWildlands
Walibi Holland, Biddinghuizen, Dronten, Flevoland, NetherlandsWalibi Holland
TT Circuit AssenTT Circuit Assen

Travel details

Travel dates
Oct 13 - Oct 23

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Travelers

2

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Day 1

Day 1 in Amsterdam - Arrival Day

  • Amsterdam - Arrival Day
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Your amazing road trip adventure in the Netherlands begins when you reach the incredible city of Amsterdam. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Amsterdam, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Amsterdam has many popular destinations you can explore.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam, Gartine. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 678 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam is Brouwerij 't IJ. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,092 customers.

Locals recommend The Pantry as one of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,646 customers.

Amsterdam also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam is Proeflokaal Arendsnest. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,048 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam is Café ZILT. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 705 customers.

Locals also enjoy Bar Oldenhof. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 525 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 11-day vacation in the Netherlands!

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Day 2

Day 2 in North Holland and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • North Holland
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  • Rijksmuseum
  • Moco Museum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Vondelpark
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of North Holland.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Amsterdam.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam, like Restaurant Moeders. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,647 customers.

Café Loetje is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Amsterdam. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,970 customers.

Locals enjoy CAU Steak Restaurant, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Amsterdam. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,292 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam, Brouwerij 't IJ. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,092 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like SkyLounge Amsterdam. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,266 customers.

Excalibur Café is another of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,047 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 3

Day 3 in North Holland and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • North Holland
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  • Albert Cuyp Market
  • CMcom Circuit Zandvoort
  • Anne Frank House
  • Het Amsterdamse Bos
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On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of North Holland.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Amsterdam.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam, like FuLu Mandarijn. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,203 customers.

Bar-B Burgers ‘N’ Beers is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Amsterdam. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,912 customers.

Locals enjoy Café restaurant van Kerkwijk, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Amsterdam. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,859 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam, Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,918 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Red Light Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,612 customers.

Bar-B Burgers ‘N’ Beers is another of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,912 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 4

Day 4 in North Holland and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • North Holland
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  • Dungeon Amsterdam
  • NEMO Science Museum
  • ARTIS
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On day 4 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of North Holland.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Amsterdam.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam, like De Blauwe Hollander. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,807 customers.

De Kas is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Amsterdam. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,688 customers.

Locals enjoy De Brabantse Aap, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Amsterdam. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,736 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam, De Brabantse Aap. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,736 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Stone's Café Bar & Nightclub. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,501 customers.

Mulligans Irish Music Bar is another of the best bars in the city of Amsterdam. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,175 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 5

Day 5 in North Holland and The Hague

  • Den Haag
  • North Holland
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  • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
  • BODY WORLDS Amsterdam
  • Royal Palace Amsterdam
  • Dam Square
  • More

Day 5 of your road trip through the Netherlands gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of The Hague, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Dekxels, one of the best restaurants in the city of The Hague. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 581 customers.

Locals also recommend Mauritshuis as one of the best restaurants in the city of The Hague. Mauritshuis is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,803 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of The Hague is The Fiddler. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,421 customers.

After dinner, visit Huppel The Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of The Hague. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 979 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like The Fiddler. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,421 customers.

Alternatively, O'Casey's Irish Pub & Restaurant is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of The Hague. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,768 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 6

Day 6 in South Holland and The Hague

  • Den Haag
  • South Holland
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  • Rotterdam Zoo
  • Mauritshuis
  • Cube Houses
  • Erasmusbrug
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On day 6 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of South Holland.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of The Hague.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of The Hague, like O'Casey's Irish Pub & Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,768 customers.

Amier Restaurant is another of the best restaurant options in the city of The Hague. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,471 customers.

Locals enjoy Fratelli Den Haag, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of The Hague. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,101 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of The Hague, Vavoom! Tiki Room. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 946 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Bierspeciaal Café De Paas. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 781 customers.

Hoppzak is another of the best bars in the city of The Hague. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 434 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 7

Day 7 in South Holland and Utrecht

  • Utrecht
  • South Holland
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  • Keukenhof
  • Ouwehands Zoo
  • Castle De Haar
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Day 7 of your road trip through the Netherlands gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Utrecht.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Sarban - Utrecht, one of the best restaurants in the city of Utrecht. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 915 customers.

Locals also recommend Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht as one of the best restaurants in the city of Utrecht. Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,381 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Utrecht is Beers & Barrels Utrecht. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,021 customers.

After dinner, visit Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Utrecht. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,381 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Kafé België. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,096 customers.

Alternatively, Café de Zaak is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Utrecht. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,247 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 8

Day 8 in North Brabant and Arnhem

  • Arnhem
  • North Brabant
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  • Efteling
  • Beekse Bergen
  • Baron 1898
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Day 8 of your road trip through the Netherlands gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Arnhem, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try 't Taphuys Arnhem, one of the best restaurants in the city of Arnhem. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,793 customers.

Locals also recommend Roadhouse Arnhem Bar & Kitchen as one of the best restaurants in the city of Arnhem. Roadhouse Arnhem Bar & Kitchen is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,500 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Arnhem is Vlees & CO Arnhem. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 930 customers.

After dinner, visit Irish Pub Mick O'Connells, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Arnhem. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 888 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Grand Café Arnhems Meisje. This bar has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,075 customers.

Alternatively, Brasserie Falstaff is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Arnhem. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 373 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 9

Day 9 in Gelria and Zwolle

  • Zwolle
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  • Burgers' Zoo
  • Apenheul
  • Netherlands Open Air Museum
  • More

Day 9 of your road trip through the Netherlands gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Zwolle, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Het Vliegende Paard, one of the best restaurants in the city of Zwolle. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 821 customers.

Locals also recommend Frogz - drinks and bites as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zwolle. Frogz - drinks and bites is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 496 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zwolle is BistroBar Bodega. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 197 customers.

After dinner, visit Jack's Music Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Zwolle. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 629 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Het Vliegende Paard. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 821 customers.

Alternatively, Frogz - drinks and bites is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Zwolle. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 496 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through the Netherlands!

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Day 10

Day 10 in Drenthe, Flevoland, and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • Flevoland
  • Drenthe
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  • Wildlands
  • Walibi Holland
  • TT Circuit Assen
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You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in the Netherlands on day 10 of your road trip.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Amsterdam.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam, Palmyra Syrian Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,561 customers.

Locals recommend Mulligans Irish Music Bar as one of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam. Mulligans Irish Music Bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,175 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Amsterdam is RIJKS. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,199 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Amsterdam, THE DUCHESS. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 964 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Cafe Belgique. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 832 customers.

De Zotte is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Amsterdam. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 780 customers.

Be sure to celebrate another day of your incredible road trip adventure through the Netherlands with a toast!

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Day 11

Day 11 in Amsterdam - Departure Day

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Day 11 of your road trip through the Netherlands is your departure day.

You’ll then say farewell to the Netherlands and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in the Netherlands!

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