5 days in Scotland Itinerary

5 days in Scotland Itinerary

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San Francisco
Fly:
18​h 30​min
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:
18​h 30​min
San Francisco

2
days
Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 30th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Royal Mile. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, then examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh custom trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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