14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Stromness, Mainland
— 1 night
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Stornoway, Lewis and Harris
— 1 night
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Glasgow
— 4 nights

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Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as Highland Folk Museum and Loch Garten Nature Reserve. Get outdoors at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre and Cairngorm Mountain. Go for a jaunt from Inverness to Kingussie to see RZSS Highland Wildlife Park about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Culloden Battlefield and explore the activities along River Ness.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary builder.

Tampa, USA to Inverness is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Tampa to Inverness. Traveling from Tampa in April, things will get colder in Inverness: highs are around 52°F and lows about 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

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Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Earl's Bu, contemplate the long history of Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, steep yourself in history at Standing Stones of Stenness, then delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, and finally explore the ancient world of Skara Brae.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Stromness trip planning website.

You can fly from Inverness to Stromness in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae

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night
Stornoway, Lewis and Harris

Stornoway ©
On the 27th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at The Blackhouse, then delve into the distant past at Calanais Standing Stones, then see the interesting displays at Story of Harris Tweed at Stornoway Town Hall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Lews Castle.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Stornoway itinerary builder site.

Explore your travel options from Stromness to Stornoway with the Route module. In April, daily temperatures in Stornoway can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Blackhouse ©
The Blackhouse
Lews Castle ©
Lews Castle
Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, then explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Portree Harbour, experience rural life at The Oyster Shed, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Neist Point.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye tour planner.

Getting from Stornoway to Isle of Skye by journey takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Portree Harbour ©
Portree Harbour
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

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Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fort William online tour planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Popular historic sites such as Mount Stuart and St Michaels Chapel Ruins are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Culzean Castle and Inveraray Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin), National Wallace Monument (in Stirling) and Doune Castle (in Doune). There's more to do: stroll the grounds of The Necropolis.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip builder.

You can drive from Fort William to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Stuart ©
Mount Stuart
Culzean Castle ©
Culzean Castle
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle

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