10 days in Scotland Itinerary

10 days in Scotland Itinerary

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10 days in Scotland Itinerary

Atlanta
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Atlanta

1
day
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, admire the natural beauty at Cawdor Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Fort George, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Inverness travel itinerary creator.

Atlanta, USA to Inverness is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Atlanta to Inverness due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Inverness at 65°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle, Urquhart Castle
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

3
days
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Visiting Camusdarach Beach and Ben Nevis will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Silver Sands of Morar (in Morar) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Glencoe and stop by The Granite House.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fort William sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Glencoe, Silver Sands of Morar, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Camusdarach Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Silver Sands of Morar ©
Silver Sands of Morar

4
days
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at The Real Mary King's Close and The Royal Mile. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of Inchcolm Abbey, explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Real Mary King's Close ©
Real Mary King's Close

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