15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Glencoe
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights

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Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Venture out of the city with trips to Strontian (Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve & Woodland Pottery & Crafts). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, appreciate the history behind The Glencoe Massacre Monument, take in the dramatic natural features at Buachaille Etive Mor, and appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Glencoe trip maker app.

Kansas City, USA to Glencoe is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in October; daily highs in Glencoe reach 56°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive
Glen Etive
Lost Valley Trail ©
Lost Valley Trail

3
nights
Inverness

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 Grantown Antiques and Collectables (in Grantown-on-Spey), Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail (in Kincraig) and Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore). There's much more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, take in the views from The Old Packhorse Bridge, and explore the activities along River Ness.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip builder website.

You can drive from Glencoe to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Inverness sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

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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.
Step out of Glasgow to go to Cumnock and see Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry, walk around Pollok Country Park, and ponder the world of politics at City Chambers.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Glasgow are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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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, browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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