Two-Week the Netherlands Road Trip from Eindhoven to North Brabant, The Hague, Amsterdam, Hoorn, Utrecht, Zwolle, and Arnhem

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15 days & 14 nights
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Experience the freedom of the open road in the Netherlands as you embark on an unforgettable 15-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Eindhoven, Kaatsheuvel, Drunen, North Brabant, Hilvarenbeek, Made, Kinderdijk, The Hague, Lisse, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Hoorn, Amstelveen, Utrecht, Vleuten, Haarzuilens, Rhenen, Zwolle, Assen, Apeldoorn, De Steeg, Arnhem, Ede, Bergen, and Evertsoord. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in the Netherlands takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Eindhoven, 1 night in North Brabant, 3 nights in The Hague, 2 nights in Amsterdam, 2 nights in Hoorn, 1 night in Utrecht, 1 night in Zwolle, and 2 nights in Arnhem. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in the Netherlands. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Eindhoven, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover the Netherlands on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in the Netherlands. Efteling and Rijksmuseum are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Eindhoven, Kaatsheuvel, Drunen, North Brabant, Hilvarenbeek, Made, Kinderdijk, The Hague, Lisse, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Hoorn, Amstelveen, Utrecht, Vleuten, Haarzuilens, Rhenen, Zwolle, Assen, Apeldoorn, De Steeg, Arnhem, Ede, Bergen, and Evertsoord, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of the Netherlands. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in the Netherlands.

Throughout your road trip in the Netherlands, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in the Netherlands.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

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

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Flights, economy included
Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

South Holland - state in NetherlandsThe Hague / 3 nights
Hoorn - city in NetherlandsHoorn / 2 nights
North Brabant - region in NetherlandsNorth Brabant / 1 night
Bergen
Zwolle - city in NetherlandsZwolle / 1 night
Ede - town in NetherlandsEde
Apeldoorn - city in NetherlandsApeldoorn
Amsterdam Netherlands dancing houses over river Amstel landmark in old european city spring landscape.Amsterdam / 2 nights
Kaatsheuvel
Drimmelen
Utrecht - city in NetherlandsUtrecht / 1 night
Rotterdam - city in NetherlandsRotterdam
Evertsoord
Amstelveen - city in NetherlandsAmstelveen
Rhenen
Eindhoven - city in NetherlandsEindhoven / 2 nights
Drunen
Hilvarenbeek
Arnhem - city in NetherlandsArnhem / 2 nights
Kinderdijk
Assen - neighborhood in NetherlandsAssen
Lisse
Rheden
Vleuten
Haarzuilens

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Photo of entrance gateway to the Efteling theme park in the Netherlands.Efteling
Photo of Rijksmuseum museum with Amsterdam words in front of it, Amsterdam, Netherlands.Rijksmuseum
Photo of the renewed Van Gogh museum on the museum square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Van Gogh Museum
Photo of aerial view from the Westerkerk to the Anne Frank House and Canal with boats in Amsterdam.Anne Frank House
Photo of Keukenhof park of flowers and tulips in the Netherlands.Keukenhof
Photo of pond and beautiful blooming tulips in Vondelpark, Amsterdam.Vondelpark
Photo of royal Palace at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Dam Square
Photo of Polar beer walking outside, in the zoo, Diergaarde Blijdorp, The Netherlands.Diergaarde Blijdorp
Photo of two Sri Lanka panthers rest on a large boulder in Burgers' Zoo in The Netherlands.Royal Burgers' Zoo
Photo of a lion taking a well-deserved rest at Artis zoo after being fed, Amsterdam.Artis
Photo of The Science Center NEMO at Osterdok, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.NEMO Science Center
Toverland, Sevenum, Horst aan de Maas, Limburg, NetherlandsToverland
Photo of aerial view of Safaripark Beekse Bergen, Netherlands.Beekse Bergen
Photo of Madame Tussaud Outside View in Amsterdam.Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Photo of Royal Palace at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Royal Palace of Amsterdam
Ouwehands Dierenpark, Rhenen, Utrecht, NetherlandsOuwehands Zoo
photo of Moco Museum in Amsterdam ,Netherlands.Moco Museum
Photo of water reflection of a traditional Dutch building at Arnhem open air and national heritage museum, in Arnhem, Netherlands.Netherlands Open Air Museum
photo of squirrel monkey in Apenheul Primate Park in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.Apenheul Primate Park
Het Amsterdamse Bos, Amstelveen, North Holland, NetherlandsHet Amsterdamse Bos
Photo of Castle de Haar with the bridge in the foreground, located in Utrecht ,Netherlands.Castle De Haar
photo of Innovative cube houses in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.Cube House
Photo of The 'Mauritshuis' (House of Count Maurice of Nassau) was built as a home from 1636-164 in the Hague, the Netherlands.Mauritshuis
TT Circuit AssenTT Circuit Assen
BODY WORLDS AmsterdamBODY WORLDS Amsterdam
Photo of attractive view of Renowned Erasmusbrug (Swan Bridge) in Rotterdam in front of Port and Harbour.Erasmusbrug
photo of Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum in Utrecht, the Netherlands.Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum
photo of aerial view of Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in the Netherlands.Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Het Nationale Park De Hoge Veluwe, Otterlo, Ede, Gelderland, NetherlandsHoge Veluwe National Park
Dungeon Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, NetherlandsDungeon Amsterdam
photo of closeup of the historical Amsterdam building the Rembrandt house, city center.Rembrandt House Museum
photo of beautiful morning at Negen Straatjes in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Negen Straatjes
photo of a replica (1985) of ship Amsterdam was moored next to Netherlands Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. VOC ship Amsterdam was an 18th century cargo ship of Dutch East India company.Het Scheepvaartmuseum
photo of Hortus Botanicus is a botanical garden in the Plantage district of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is one of the world's oldest botanical gardens.Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
photo of Louwman Museum at morning in The Hague, the Netherlands.Louwman Museum
photo of This is Holland is a panoramic flight simulator tourist attraction in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.This is Holland
photo of entrance to the Kröller-Müller Museum and sculpturepark in Otterlo/The Netherlands. In the background the red K-piece by Mark di Suvero.Kröller-Müller Museum
photo of Baron 1898 in Kaatsheuvel, the Netherlands.Baron 1898
photo of famous historic Begijnhof (Beguinage, 1346) is one of the oldest inner courts in the city of Amsterdam. Begijnhof was founded during the middle Ages. Amsterdam, Netherlands.Begijnhof
WONDR Experience
photo of wooden bridge and footpath in Arnhem, Park Sonsbeek in early spring, Netherlands.Sonsbeek Park
Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk, Kinderdijk, Molenlanden, South Holland, NetherlandsUnesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk
St John's Cathedral, 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, NetherlandsSt John's Cathedral
photo of landscape in the Netherlands with a wide creek in the Dutch national park De Biesbosch on a sunny and cloudy day in the spring season.De Biesbosch National Park
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom, Rheden, Gelderland, NetherlandsNational Park Veluwezoom
Loonse en Drunense Duinen, Drunen, Heusden, North Brabant, NetherlandsThe Loonse and Drunense Duinen National Park
photo of Escher Museum in The Hague, the Netherlands.Escher Museum
photo of Kunsthal Rotterdam in the Netherlands.Kunsthal
National Park De Maasduinen, Well, Bergen, Limburg, NetherlandsNational Park De Maasduinen
photo of Máximapark in Alendorp, the Netherlands.Máximapark
photo of city walking park Stadswandelpark, Eindhoven in the Netherlands.Stadswandelpark, Eindhoven
Troy
photo of aerial view of Flying Pins in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.Flying Pins

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Day 1

Day 1 – Eindhoven - arrival day

  • Eindhoven - Arrival day
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  • Flying Pins
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Welcome to Eindhoven, the perfect starting point for your road trip in the Netherlands! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 1 night immersing yourself in Eindhoven's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Eindhoven is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Flying Pins or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Eindhoven. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Eindhoven. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Have a memorable dining experience in Eindhoven by booking a table at Umami by Han, renowned as a Bib Gourmand restaurant presenting an exceptional asian menu. For a different culinary experience, Zarzo shines as one of the top destinations known for its delicious creative cuisine in Eindhoven. This 1-star Michelin-awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. If you're looking for an alternative, Wiesen is known as a top local spot for its delicious french cuisine in Eindhoven. This 1-star Michelin awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at The Little One Speakeasy Bar. Alternatively, go to Bobby's Bar Kleine Berg, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Altstadt Eindhoven provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Raise a toast to the start of your 15-day road trip in the Netherlands!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Eindhoven, Kaatsheuvel, Drunen, and North Brabant

  • North Brabant
  • Kaatsheuvel
  • Drunen
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Drive 83 km, 1 hour 31 min

  • Baron 1898
  • Efteling
  • The Loonse and Drunense Duinen National Park
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On day 2 of your road trip in the Netherlands, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Kaatsheuvel, and Drunen. In the evening, you’ll end up in North Brabant, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Eindhoven’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Kaatsheuvel. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 43 min. When you arrive in Kaatsheuvel, it's time to take a break from the road.

When you're ready to see some sights, Baron 1898 is a great place to start. This dive coaster is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,520 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Efteling. This amusement park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 118,060 travelers. Every year, 5,400,000 travelers come to experience this site to make the most of their time in Kaatsheuvel.

Set your GPS to Drunen and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 18 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Drunen beckons with new experiences!

Start your sightseeing with a visit to The Loonse and Drunense Duinen National Park. This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Drunen, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,633 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of North Brabant. North Brabant offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in North Brabant. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Uncle Bernard, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Picasso Restaurant offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Bistro Tante Pietje is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in North Brabant.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at De Rooie Haen, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Café Bar le Duc offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in North Brabant. Café Klassiek is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

Say good night to North Brabant and look forward to another great day of your road trip in the Netherlands!

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Day 3

Day 3 – North Brabant, Hilvarenbeek, Made, Kinderdijk, and The Hague

  • The Hague
  • North Brabant
  • Hilvarenbeek
  • Drimmelen
  • Kinderdijk
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Drive 198 km, 3 hours 16 min

  • St John's Cathedral
  • Beekse Bergen
  • De Biesbosch National Park
  • Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk
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Dive into day 3 of your remarkable road trip in the Netherlands. Today you will explore North Brabant, Hilvarenbeek, Made, and Kinderdijk, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in The Hague. You’ll stay here for 3 nights.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to St John's Cathedral. This church is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,706 visitors.

Upon reaching Hilvarenbeek, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Kick off the day at Beekse Bergen, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 27,828 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to The Hague, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in The Hague. Enjoy a satisfying meal that will recharge you for tonight's adventures.

Enjoy an outstanding dining experience at Publique, a Bib Gourmand restaurant offering an exceptional modern menu. If you are in the mood for trying an alternative dining experience, consider visiting the nearby 1-star Michelin-awardee, Calla's, known for its delicious creative french cuisine. Another highly-recommended restaurant in The Hague is De Basiliek, a renowned Bib Gourmand restaurant, known for its delicious modern menu.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Café de Stad, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Café Happy End offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, Gekke Geit provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Head back to your accommodation in The Hague and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in the Netherlands!

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Day 4

Day 4 – The Hague, and Lisse

  • The Hague
  • Lisse
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Drive 62 km, 1 hour 21 min

  • Escher Museum
  • Mauritshuis
  • Louwman Museum
  • Keukenhof
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Wake up to day 4 of your extraordinary road trip in the Netherlands. With 2 nights left in The Hague, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

Drop by the renowned Escher Museum. This popular art museum has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,214 visitors. Based on recent data, this attraction is visited by more than 100,000 travelers every year.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Mauritshuis. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,127 visitors, this art museum deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Louwman Museum. This automobile museum has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 10,058 reviews.

After soaking in The Hague’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Lisse. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 25 min. When you arrive in Lisse, it's time to take a break from the road.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Keukenhof. This much-appreciated garden is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 60,394 reviews.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in The Hague.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of The Hague's best restaurants.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at LOSH Restaurant, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Buitenhof Herring Stall? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Saray Restaurant Den Haag as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in The Hague.

Round off your dining experience by visiting American Bar, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Café 't Achterom, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Coffeeshop Dizzy Duck likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in the Netherlands!

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Day 5

Day 5 – The Hague, and Rotterdam

  • The Hague
  • Rotterdam
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Drive 54 km, 1 hour 33 min

  • Diergaarde Blijdorp
  • Kunsthal
  • Erasmusbrug
  • Cube House
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On day 5 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in The Hague, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Rotterdam, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from The Hague to Rotterdam may take around 23 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Rotterdam, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Diergaarde Blijdorp. This extraordinary zoo is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,438 visitors.

Next, make your way to Kunsthal. This top attraction is an exhibition room with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 6,956 visitors. Kunsthal welcomes 159,140 yearly visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Erasmusbrug. This bascule bridge is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,932 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Cube House. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 18,097 travelers.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to The Hague and your accommodation.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in The Hague. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Esteemed as a much-enjoyed restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at ibis Den Haag City Centre, a top-rated dining spot in The Hague. If you're in the mood for something new, try Bøg, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Old Fashion Den Haag. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in The Hague.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Café De La Gare offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Strandtent Zuid is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Bierspeciaal Café De Paas is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in the Netherlands!

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Day 6

Day 6 – The Hague, and Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
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Drive 64 km, 1 hour 3 min

  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam
  • BODY WORLDS Amsterdam
  • Dam Square
  • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 6 of your road trip in the Netherlands. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Amsterdam. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Amsterdam. You will spend 2 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to The Hague and set your GPS to Amsterdam. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 54 min. Upon reaching Amsterdam, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Take the opportunity to see Royal Palace of Amsterdam. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 22,894 visitors.

BODY WORLDS Amsterdam is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This museum has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 14,908 travelers.

Amsterdam is also the home of Dam Square. Around 42,514 people have rated this square an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from a total of 26,374 reviews, a visit to this wax museum is a great idea.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Amsterdam, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

As you explore more of Amsterdam, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Café restaurant van Kerkwijk, a top-rated dining destination in Amsterdam. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider CAU Steak Restaurant, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam City Center. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Amsterdam this evening.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Excalibur Café after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Rosalia's Menagerie for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Café Hill Street Blues is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in the Netherlands!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
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Drive 7 km, 50 min

  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Moco Museum
  • Rijksmuseum
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Day 7 of your road trip across the Netherlands promises a magnificent time exploring Amsterdam. You have 1 night left in Amsterdam. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. This extraordinary art museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 13,567 visitors. Each year, around 700,000 people visit this site to learn more about it.

Next, make your way to Van Gogh Museum. This top attraction is an art museum with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 86,536 visitors. Van Gogh Museum welcomes 2,161,160 yearly visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Moco Museum. This museum is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 20,671 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Rijksmuseum. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 93,402 travelers. Around 2,700,000 people come to experience this place of interest every year.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in the Netherlands that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Amsterdam has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. Scroll down and select tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Amsterdam. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Don’t miss out on dining at Eye Film Museum, a top-rated dining destination in Amsterdam. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Restaurant Ambassade, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Palmyra Syrian Restaurant. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Amsterdam this evening.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Café Oporto stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. 't Aepjen is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in the Netherlands!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Amsterdam, and Hoorn

  • Hoorn
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 50 km, 1 hour 17 min

  • Dungeon Amsterdam
  • Begijnhof
  • Negen Straatjes
  • Anne Frank House
  • Vondelpark
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 8 of your road trip in the Netherlands. Today, you will make 1 stop and experience some of the highlights of Amsterdam. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Hoorn, which will be your home away from home for 2 nights.

Kick off the day at Dungeon Amsterdam, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 12,314 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Begijnhof. Begijnhof is a street with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8,780 reviews.

Negen Straatjes is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This group of geographic locations is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,365 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Anne Frank House. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 65,913 visitors. Visiting Anne Frank House means you'll be one of 1,195,456 people who do so every year.

Lastly, don’t miss out on Vondelpark, a famous park in Amsterdam. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 51,706 travelers.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Hoorn. Hoorn offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Hoorn's best restaurants.

Experience a symphony of flavors at HAVN in Hoorn by securing a reservation in advance. Renowned for its Bib Gourmand distinction, HAVN delights its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious modern cuisine. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Himalaya Restaurant Hoorn? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Goos as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Hoorn.

Continue your lively evening at Wout's Beer House, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Café 't Kroegie is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Barrels Pub & More ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in the Netherlands.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Hoorn, and Amsterdam

  • Hoorn
  • Amsterdam
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Drive 95 km, 1 hour 40 min

  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum
  • NEMO Science Center
  • WONDR Experience
  • This is Holland
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At the end of the day, you'll drive back to Hoorn, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Hoorn, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Amsterdam. This drive usually takes around 43 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Make Het Scheepvaartmuseum your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this maritime museum an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 10,998 reviews. More than 419,060 people visit this place of interest every year.

Next up, make a stop at NEMO Science Center. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 31,426 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this science museum every year. In fact, this attraction welcomes 502,990 annual visitors.

WONDR Experience is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,053 visitors.

When you’re finished at WONDR Experience, the perfect next stop is This is Holland. This flying theater is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 9,685 reviews.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Hoorn.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Hoorn. Enjoy a satisfying meal that will recharge you for tonight's adventures.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Bagels & Beans, a highly-rated dining destination in Hoorn. If you're eager to try something different, consider Restaurant - Lounge de Bourgondiër, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Eetcafé 't Schippershuis. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Hoorn this evening.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in the Netherlands!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Hoorn, Amsterdam, Amstelveen, and Utrecht

  • Utrecht
  • Amsterdam
  • Amstelveen
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Drive 109 km, 2 hours 4 min

  • Rembrandt House Museum
  • Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
  • Artis
  • Het Amsterdamse Bos
  • More

On day 10 of your exciting self-drive vacation in the Netherlands, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Amsterdam, and Amstelveen. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Utrecht, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Amsterdam and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 38 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Amsterdam beckons with new experiences!

Drop by the renowned Rembrandt House Museum. This popular history museum has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,189 visitors. Based on recent data, this attraction is visited by more than 193,250 travelers every year.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,686 visitors, this botanical garden deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Artis. Hosting around 1,400,000 visitors every year, the fascinating Artis is one of the best places to visit in Amsterdam. This zoo has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 31,710 reviews.

After soaking in Amsterdam’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Amstelveen. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 20 min. When you arrive in Amstelveen, it's time to take a break from the road.

Make Het Amsterdamse Bos one of your first sightseeing stops in Amstelveen. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,926 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Utrecht, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Utrecht. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? FLFL Utrecht offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Broadway American Steakhouse. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Utrecht.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Kaasbar Utrecht, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Café DeRat, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Body Talk likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in the Netherlands.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Utrecht, Vleuten, Haarzuilens, Rhenen, and Zwolle

  • Zwolle
  • Utrecht
  • Vleuten
  • Haarzuilens
  • Rhenen
  • More

Drive 182 km, 2 hours 50 min

  • Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum
  • Máximapark
  • Castle De Haar
  • Ouwehands Zoo
  • More

On day 11 of your road trip in the Netherlands, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Utrecht, Vleuten, Haarzuilens, and Rhenen. In the evening, you’ll end up in Zwolle, where you will stay for 1 night.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum. This extraordinary national museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 13,825 visitors. Each year, around 355,000 people visit this remarkable site to admire its features and learn more about it.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Utrecht, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Vleuten may take around 21 min. Upon your arrival in Vleuten, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

When you're ready to see some sights, Máximapark is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,061 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Zwolle, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Zwolle's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Begin your culinary exploration in Zwolle by securing a reservation at Senang. This renowned restaurant holds a Bib Gourmand award and offers an exceptional menu of asian contemporary, and sharing cuisine. For another dining delight, visit De Librije, celebrated for its delectable modern menu. This acclaimed 3-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover Brass Boer Thuis, a top local spot known for its tantalizing regional, and modern menu. With a 1-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Jack's Music Bar after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Café De Hetebrij, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, 't Proeflokaal van Zwolle also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in the Netherlands!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Zwolle, Assen, Apeldoorn, De Steeg, and Arnhem

  • Arnhem
  • Assen
  • Apeldoorn
  • Rheden
  • More

Drive 241 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • TT Circuit Assen
  • Apenheul Primate Park
  • National Park Veluwezoom
  • Sonsbeek Park
  • More

Dive into day 12 of your remarkable road trip in the Netherlands. Today you will explore Assen, Apeldoorn, De Steeg, and Arnhem, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Arnhem. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Assen. This car ride takes around 54 min.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is TT Circuit Assen. This motorsport racing track is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 14,288 reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Apeldoorn, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Assen to Apeldoorn may take around 1 hour 20 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Apeldoorn, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Apenheul Primate Park. Previous visitors have rated this zoo an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 17,919 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Arnhem. Arnhem offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Arnhem. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to reserve a table at Arneym, an iconic dining spot in Arnhem. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Goed Proeven, a popular restaurant in Arnhem. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Trattoria & Pizzeria Così Arnhem, a hidden gem nestled in Arnhem. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to The Pegasus Arnhem, known for its inviting atmosphere. Het Barretje No. 15 is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Cafe Classen provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in the Netherlands!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Arnhem, and Ede

  • Arnhem
  • Ede
  • More

Drive 51 km, 1 hour 22 min

  • Kröller-Müller Museum
  • Hoge Veluwe National Park
  • Royal Burgers' Zoo
  • Netherlands Open Air Museum
  • More

Greet day 13 of your road trip in the Netherlands with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to Arnhem for your remaining 1 night in the city later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Ede, and Arnhem.

Journey into the unknown at Royal Burgers' Zoo, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable zoo has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 35,556 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Netherlands Open Air Museum is a recommended place to visit. This national museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 17,800 reviews. Based on recent data, the attraction hosts 524,188 visitors per year.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Arnhem, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Ede may take around 28 min. Upon your arrival in Ede, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Kröller-Müller Museum. This sculpture garden is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 9,463 visitors. Kröller-Müller Museum welcomes around 307,000 visitors every year.

Het Nationale Park De Hoge Veluwe is another popular attraction you could visit today. This park has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,808 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Arnhem and your accommodation.

As you explore more of Arnhem, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

This renowned restaurant holds and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at FortVier, an iconic dining spot in Arnhem. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of JANS’ Arnhem, a popular restaurant in Arnhem. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Sugar Hill, a hidden gem nestled in Arnhem. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Say good night to Arnhem and look forward to another great day of your road trip in the Netherlands!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Arnhem, Bergen, Evertsoord, and Eindhoven

  • Eindhoven
  • Bergen
  • Evertsoord
  • More

Drive 140 km, 2 hours 18 min

  • National Park De Maasduinen
  • Toverland
  • Troy
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 14 of your road trip in the Netherlands. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Bergen, and Evertsoord. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Eindhoven. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Bergen welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Kick off the day at National Park De Maasduinen, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,984 reviews.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Eindhoven. This drive usually takes around 39 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Journey into the unknown at Toverland, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable amusement park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 27,942 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Troy is a recommended place to visit. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 1,259 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Eindhoven, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Eindhoven. Enjoy a satisfying meal that will recharge you for tonight's adventures.

This renowned restaurant holds and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at VANE Restaurant, an iconic dining spot in Eindhoven. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Grand Café Centraal, a popular restaurant in Eindhoven. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of De Kiet BBQ Vibes, a hidden gem nestled in Eindhoven. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Bobby's Bar Stratumseind, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Stage Music Cafe is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in the Netherlands!

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Day 15

Day 15 – Eindhoven - departure day

  • Eindhoven - Departure day
  • More
  • Stadswandelpark, Eindhoven
  • More

Day 15 of your road trip in the Netherlands is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Eindhoven before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Explore local shops for souvenirs to remember your trip or find unique gifts for loved ones.

When you're ready to see some sights, Stadswandelpark, Eindhoven is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,941 visitors.

Before you conclude your road trip in the Netherlands, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Eindhoven.

If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Park Plaza Eindhoven, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Eindhoven. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in the Netherlands!

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