6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London road trip planning site .

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in London reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Edinburgh at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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