10 days in Ireland, England & Scotland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland, England & Scotland Itinerary

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Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Chicago, United States

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around Phoenix Park, make a trip to Grafton Street, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin tour site.

Chicago, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in December; daily highs in Dublin reach 48°F and lows reach 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in December, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to St Giles' Cathedral and The Scotch Whisky Experience. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh visit site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in January, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience

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