4 days in Edmonton & Edinburgh & The Lothians Itinerary

4 days in Edmonton & Edinburgh & The Lothians Itinerary

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1
Edmonton, Canada
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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night
Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elk Island National Park, thenlook for gifts at Greenland Garden Centre, and then admire the natural beauty at Muttart Conservatory.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Edmonton itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Edmonton International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Greenland Garden Centre
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Muttart Conservatory ©
Muttart Conservatory
Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Greenland Garden Centre ©
Greenland Garden Centre

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Scott Monument, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, contemplate the long history of Georgian House, thenstroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirk, and finally take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, step into the grandiose world of Linlithgow Palace, and then have fun and explore at Almond Valley Heritage Trust.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh planning app.

You can fly from Edmonton to Edinburgh in 16 hours. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Edmonton to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edmonton in March; daily highs in Edinburgh reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Almond Valley Heritage Trust, Linlithgow Palace
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Scottish National Portrait Gallery ©
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums

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