10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Oban
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
bus + train:  8​h 30​min
4
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Glengoyne Distillery, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glasgow West End.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Glasgow is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, expect Glasgow to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Oban.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Parks
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End
Glengoyne Distillery ©
Glengoyne Distillery

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nights
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery, then explore the ancient world of Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Conan's Kirk . Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Stalker.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Oban trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Oban takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Glasgow in June, you will find days in Oban are little chillier (58°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Oban

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Castle Stalker, St. Conan’s Kirk, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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St. Conan’s Kirk ©
St. Conan’s Kirk
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds ©

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Visiting Quiraing (Hill Walk) and Skye Adventure will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at St. Columba's Isle and Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Skye Museum of Island Life, take in the exciting artwork at Trotternish Art Gallery, and shop like a local with Uig Pottery.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip maker site .

You can drive from Oban to Isle of Skye in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Skye Museum of Island Life ©
Skye Museum of Island Life
Quiraing (Hill Walk) ©
Quiraing (Hill Walk)
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to Greyfriars Kirk, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and then enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel route tool .

You can do a combination of bus and train from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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