17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Grand Rapids
Drive + Fly:  17 h
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Glasgow
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Newport-on-Tay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pitlochry
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Oban
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
8
Glasgow
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  13 h
End: Chicago

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Glasgow

Glasgow
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stirling Castle. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Glasgow trip builder tool.

Grand Rapids, USA to Glasgow is an approximately 20.5- 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. In June, Glasgow is a bit cooler than Grand Rapids - with highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Newport-on-Tay.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stirling Castle
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Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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Newport-on-Tay

Newport-on-Tay ©
Newport-on-Tay is a small town in the north-east of Fife in Scotland, acting as a commuter suburb for Dundee. Your list of things to see and do now includes Glamis Castle, The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the striking features of St Andrews Cathedral and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Dunnottar Castle, learn about all things military at The Black Watch Castle & Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Glamis Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Newport-on-Tay online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Newport-on-Tay takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Newport-on-Tay

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Dunnottar Castle, The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Glamis Castle
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Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Glamis Castle
Glamis Castle
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral

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Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. You've now added Queen's View Visitor Centre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): visit Queen's View Visitor Centre.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pitlochry trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newport-on-Tay to Pitlochry takes 1.5 hours. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inverness.
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Queen's View Visitor Centre ©
Queen's View Visitor Centre

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns, Cruise Loch Ness, and other attractions. Take a break from Inverness with a short trip to Steall Waterfall in Fort William, about 1h 40 min away.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Inverness using our trip planner.

You can take a train from Pitlochry to Inverness in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Fort William, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, Cruise Loch Ness, Zip Trek Park Aviemore
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Cruise Loch Ness ©
Cruise Loch Ness
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns

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Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenfinnan Monument, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, and other attractions you added.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Oban road trip app.

Drive from Inverness to Oban in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Oban are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Oban

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Inveraray Castle
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Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle

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Glasgow

Glasgow
Before you visit Glasgow, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Oban to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Oban in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Glasgow, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planner.

Take a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

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Glasgow

Glasgow
To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
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