15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Glencoe
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 1 night
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Aviemore
— 2 nights
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Kingussie
— 2 nights
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Aberfoyle
— 2 nights
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Thornhill
— 1 night
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Lockerbie
— 1 night
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Glasgow
— 1 night

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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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): go for a walk through Glencoe Visitor Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, and then hike along West Highland Way. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, then take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glencoe trip planner.

New York City, USA to Glencoe is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Glencoe hover around 56°F and lows are around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive
Glen Etive
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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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. On the 4th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally appreciate the history behind Seated Sculpture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): look for gifts at The Granite House, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Shiel, then make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glenfinnan Church.

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Fort William is just a short distance from Glencoe. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Inverness online trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Inverness, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Parks
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Distillery Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness
Food Tours

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Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain and then snap pictures at The Old Packhorse Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Landmark Forest Adventure Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Aviemore road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Aviemore takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in October, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Kingussie.

Things to do in Aviemore

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
The Old Packhorse Bridge ©
The Old Packhorse Bridge

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Kingussie

Kingussie ©
Kingussie is a small town in the Highland region of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Quad Bike Tours, sample the fine beverages at Dalwhinnie Distillery, and then see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: settle in for a delightful tour with Highland Horse Fun Kingussie, then walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then make a trip to The Iona Gallery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Speyside Distillery.

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Kingussie is very close to Aviemore. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Aberfoyle.

Things to do in Kingussie

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Quad Bike Tours ©
Quad Bike Tours
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

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Aberfoyle

Aberfoyle ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Three Lochs Forest Drive, then whizz through the canopy at Go Ape, and then get outside with Conic Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at The Cobbler, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fyne Ales, and then stop by The Scottish Wool Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aberfoyle planning site.

Drive from Kingussie to Aberfoyle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Aberfoyle are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Thornhill.

Things to do in Aberfoyle

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Go Ape ©
Go Ape
Fyne Ales ©
Fyne Ales
Three Lochs Forest Drive ©
Three Lochs Forest Drive

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Thornhill

Thornhill ©
Thornhill is a town in the Mid Nithsdale area of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, south of Sanquhar and north of Dumfries on the main A76 road. On the 13th (Tue), stop by The Moniaive Chocolatiers, then make a trip to Ae Forest, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durisdeer Parish Church, and finally examine the collection at The Scottish Cycle Museum at Drumlanrig.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Thornhill trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aberfoyle to Thornhill takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Thornhill are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Lockerbie.

Things to do in Thornhill

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Durisdeer Parish Church ©
Durisdeer Parish Church
Ae Forest ©
Ae Forest
The Moniaive Chocolatiers ©
The Moniaive Chocolatiers

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Lockerbie

Lockerbie ©
Lockerbie is a town in Dumfries and Galloway, southwestern Scotland. On the 14th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Ruthwell Cross at the Ruthwell Church, then sample the fine beverages at Annandale Distillery, then admire the natural beauty at Lockerbie Garden of Remembrance, and finally relax in the rural setting at Mossburn Community Farm.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lockerbie trip builder app.

You can drive from Thornhill to Lockerbie in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Lockerbie can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Lockerbie

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Annandale Distillery ©
Annandale Distillery
Mossburn Community Farm ©
Mossburn Community Farm
Ruthwell Cross at the Ruthwell Church ©
Ruthwell Cross at the Ruthwell Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow trip site.

Drive from Lockerbie to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Glasgow sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
People's Palace and Winter Gardens ©
People's Palace and Winter Gardens

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