17 days in Knoxville & Edinburgh Itinerary

17 days in Knoxville & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Knoxville, United States
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 15 nights
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Knoxville, United States

— 1 night

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Baptist Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ijams Nature Center, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Knoxville National Cemetery.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Knoxville journey builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are McGhee Tyson Airport, Asheville Regional Airport and Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport. In October in Knoxville, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Knoxville

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 15 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland will appeal to museum buffs. Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses), Beadnell Bay Beach (in Beadnell) and Bamburgh (St Aiden Beach, Bamburgh Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, engage your brain at Dynamic Earth, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online vacation planner.

Getting from Knoxville to Edinburgh by flight takes about 15.5 hours. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Knoxville to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Knoxville in October, with highs in Edinburgh at 56°F and lows at 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

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