23 days in Scotland Itinerary

23 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Rowardennan
— 2 nights
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Inveraray
— 2 nights
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Glencoe
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Aberdeen
— 1 day
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Stirling (Stirling Castle & National Wallace Monument). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip maker app.

Philadelphia, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: highs in Edinburgh hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rowardennan.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Rowardennan

Rowardennan ©
Rowardennan is a small rural community on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond in Scotland. To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rowardennan journey planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Rowardennan by car takes about 2 hours. June in Rowardennan sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Inveraray.

Things to do in Rowardennan

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ben Lomond ©
Ben Lomond
Firkin Point ©
Firkin Point

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Inveraray

Inveraray ©
Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Inveraray Bell Tower as well as Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Inveraray Bell Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Inveraray travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rowardennan to Inveraray takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Inveraray are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Inveraray

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Crarae Garden Argyll ©
Crarae Garden Argyll
Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk ©
Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk
Old Castle Lachlan ©
Old Castle Lachlan

2
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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. Glencoe is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, trek along Glencoe Lochan, stroll through West Highland Way, and appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

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You can drive from Inveraray to Glencoe in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glencoe Folk Museum ©
Glencoe Folk Museum

3
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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 Fort Augustus (Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre, Suidhe Viewpoint, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, examine the collection at West Highland Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Old Inverlochy Castle.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary maker app.

Fort William is just a short distance from Glencoe. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Staffin Fossil Museum, explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Portree, take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, and finally relax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Skye vacation planner.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye ©

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Inverness

Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've now added Caledonian Canal to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle, don't miss a visit to Inverness Railway Station, then see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), and finally steep yourself in history at Fort George. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then explore the activities along Caledonian Canal, then delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, and finally see the interesting displays at Nairn Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
You've now added Balmoral Castle to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Balmoral Castle, explore the historical opulence of Dunnottar Castle, and then appreciate the history behind Stonehaven War Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Aberdeen driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Aberdeen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Aberdeen are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Stonehaven War Memorial ©
Stonehaven War Memorial
Balmoral Castle ©
Balmoral Castle

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

University of Edinburgh has been added to your itinerary. See even more of Edinburgh: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, appreciate the history behind Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Aberdeen to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. On the 7th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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