5 days in Scotland Itinerary

5 days in Scotland Itinerary

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

2
days
Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 66°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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