15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle.

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New York City, USA to Fort William is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from New York City to Fort William, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie), Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore) and Dornoch (Coast Candle Co. & Royal Dornoch Golf Club). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Fort George, snap pictures at The Old Packhorse Bridge, and take in the pleasant sights at St Ninians Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness journey planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Distillery Tours
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain

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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, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh road trip planner.

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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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.
Glasgow is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glasgow tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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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