15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
2
Fort William
— 3 nights
3
Ullapool
— 2 nights
4
Durness
— 2 nights
5
Aviemore
— 3 nights

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've now added City Sightseeing Edinburgh to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh vacation builder website.

Washington DC, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. In June, Edinburgh is much colder than Washington DC - with highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Great Away Days ©
Great Away Days

3
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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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Morar Beach (in Morar), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and hike along West Highland Way.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William journey builder site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe, West Highland Way, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Loch Shiel, Ice Factor
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach

2
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge, trek along The Bone Caves, and then kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Lael Forest Walks, then identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ullapool Hill, and finally identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ullapool online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Ullapool takes 3 hours. June in Ullapool sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Achmelvich Beach
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ullapool Hill ©
Ullapool Hill
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve

2
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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, then kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay and then head off the coast to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve.

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You can drive from Ullapool to Durness in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sandwood Bay Beach, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Aviemore is known for winter sports, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, and appreciate the history behind Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Aviemore takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park

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