10 days in West Coast Itinerary

10 days in West Coast Itinerary

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10 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Uddevalla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gothenburg
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  15​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Uddevalla

Uddevalla ©
Uddevalla is a town and the seat of Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Kids will appreciate attractions like Nordens Ark and Skara Sommarland. Change things up with these side-trips from Uddevalla: Fjallbacka (Kungsklyftan & King's Cliff), Lacko Castle (in Lidkoping) and Ekopark Halle- och Hunneberg (in Vargon). It doesn't end there: trek along Tjurpannans Naturreservat.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Uddevalla day trip planning site .

Washington DC, USA to Uddevalla is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Uddevalla due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: highs in Uddevalla hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Uddevalla

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Fjallbacka, Lacko Castle, Tjurpannans Naturreservat, Ekopark Halle- och Hunneberg, Nordens Ark
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Nordens Ark ©
Nordens Ark
Skara Sommarland ©
Skara Sommarland
Lacko Castle ©
Lacko Castle

5
nights
Gothenburg

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Haga and Slottsskogen. Explore Gothenburg's surroundings by going to Trollhätte Canal (in Trollhattan), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono) and Roro naturreservat (in Ockero). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Universeum, stop by Fish Church, head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and examine the collection at Volvo Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gothenburg online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Uddevalla to Gothenburg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Roro naturreservat, Trollhätte Canal, Fishing Charters & Tours, Kvarnbyn, Sillmuseum
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Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago

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