18 days in Lake District Itinerary

18 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Keswick
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Keswick
— 10 nights
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Kendal
— 5 nights
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Drive to Leeds Bradford Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Keswick — 10 nights

Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. Explore Keswick's surroundings by going to Penrith (Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre & Lowther Castle and Gardens), Windermere (Orrest Head, Crags Adventures, &more) and Grasmere (Herdy, Grasmere Chocolate Cottage, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, get the adrenaline pumping with Honister Slate Mine, head outdoors with Mobile Adventure - Day Adventures, and examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Keswick road trip tool.

New York City, USA to Keswick is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Keswick is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Keswick at 63°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kendal.
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Kendal — 5 nights

Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kendal: Grizedale Forest (in Hawkshead), Ambleside (Wray Castle & Waterhead Pier) and Coniston (Brantwood, Tarn Hows, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, admire the natural beauty at Muncaster Castle, and admire the masterpieces at Blackwell - The Arts & Crafts house.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kendal trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Keswick to Kendal in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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