15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Fly
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Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 1 night
Drive
3
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Inverness — 4 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig), Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit). Next up on the itinerary: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inverness travel website.

Philadelphia, USA to Inverness is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Inverness, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kyle of Lochalsh.
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Kyle of Lochalsh — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eilean Donan Castle, admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then head outdoors with Calum's Seal Trips, and finally make a trip to Kishorn Selfie Box.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyle of Lochalsh tour planner.

Getting from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort William.
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Fort William — 3 nights

Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Step out of Fort William to go to Duror and see Highland Titles Nature Reserve, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Glencoe National Nature Reserve. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Glenfinnan Viaduct, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William route builder.

Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.
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Glasgow — 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then walk around Kelvingrove Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, bet on your favorite at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, and then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

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You can drive from Fort William to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Glasgow are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip builder.

Drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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