10 days in Scotland Itinerary

10 days in Scotland Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, take in nature's colorful creations at Cawdor Castle, then steep yourself in history at Fort George, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness driving holiday planner.

Atlanta, USA to Inverness is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Inverness, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in July: high temperatures in Inverness hover around 66°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks

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Battlefield
Culloden Battlefield
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Castle
Cawdor Castle
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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. Get a sense of the local culture at Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Get in touch with nature at Camusdarach Beach and Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Step out of Fort William with an excursion to Morar Beach in Morar--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and look for gifts at The Granite House.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Camusdarach Beach
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Valley
Glen Coe
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visiting Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Inchcolm Abbey and Island.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh route builder website.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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