15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Plockton
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 58°F and lows about 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 8th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow tour planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©

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Fort William

Fort William ©
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. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Quad Bike Tours (in Newtonmore) and Arisaig (Camusdarach Beach & Arisaig Sea Kayak Centre). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, explore the activities along Loch Shiel, and brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum.

Start your trip to Fort William by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Glasgow to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Plockton.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Arisaig Sea Kayak Centre ©
Arisaig Sea Kayak Centre
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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Plockton

Plockton ©
On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Plockton Harbour, surround yourself with nature on Plockton Seal Trips, then explore the historical opulence of Strome Castle, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Reraig Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Kishorn Selfie Box, and finally make a trip to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Plockton itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Plockton takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Plockton are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Plockton

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint

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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Coast Candle Co. (in Dornoch), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris (in Aviemore). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take an unorthodox tour of Loch Ness.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness tour website.

Traveling by car from Plockton to Inverness takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris ©
Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

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