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
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport-on-Tay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Aberdeen
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Inverness
— 2 nights
5
Oban
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Glasgow
— 3 nights
End: Glasgow

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Edinburgh Castle as well as Palace of Holyroodhouse. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Dollar to see Castle Campbell about 1h 05 min away.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker .

Grand Rapids, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Rapids in June; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Newport-on-Tay.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castle Campbell
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Castle Campbell ©
Castle Campbell

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Glamis Castle, The Black Watch Castle & Museum and St Andrews Cathedral. When in Newport-on-Tay, make a side trip to see Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven, approximately 1h 50 min away.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Newport-on-Tay trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Newport-on-Tay takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Newport-on-Tay can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Newport-on-Tay

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Aberdeen

Aberdeen
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aberdeen travel planner.

Drive from Newport-on-Tay to Aberdeen in 1.5 hours. June in Aberdeen sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inverness.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Parks Outdoors Nightlife
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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, Zip Trek Park Aviemore, and other attractions. Take a break from Inverness with a short trip to Steall Waterfall in Fort William, about 2h 15 min away.

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

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort William, Zip Trek Park Aviemore, Clava Cairns, Cruise Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield
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Zip Trek Park Aviemore ©
Zip Trek Park Aviemore
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, then steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, and finally don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Oban vacation planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Oban in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Oban can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Glasgow.

Things to do in Oban

Historic Sites

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
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
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. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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