22 days in United Kingdom, Iceland & New York City Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom, Iceland & New York City Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 12 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
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New York City, United States
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 21st (Wed), don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then steep yourself in history at Grassmarket, then explore the world behind art at Urbane Art Gallery, and finally stop by Cranachan & Crowdie.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh road trip planner.

New Windsor, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New Windsor in June; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 23rd (Fri), make a trip to Buchanan Street, then hike along West Highland Way, and then wander the streets of Glasgow West End. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, and then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Neighborhoods · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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London, United Kingdom

— 12 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get in touch with nature at Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Westminster Abbey. Venture out of the city with trips to Camber Sands (in Camber), Hawk Conservancy Trust (in Weyhill) and Boydells Dairy Farm (in Wethersfield). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Covent Garden, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London online tour planner.

Fly from Glasgow to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in London, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in London

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and then join in the after-dark buzz at 12 Tonar.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from London to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. Traveling from London in July, things will get little chillier in Reykjavik: highs are around 58°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

New York City, United States

— 1 night

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to New York City takes 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Reykjavik to New York City. Traveling from Reykjavik in July, expect New York City to be much warmer, temps between 86°F and 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.