9 days in Scotland Itinerary

9 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  16 h
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Inverness
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  16 h
End: Salt Lake City

3
nights
Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to The Royal Mile, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip website.

Salt Lake City, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Edinburgh is 7 hours. In January, Edinburgh is somewhat warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 44°F and lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Walking tours
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

1
night
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. On the 29th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Inchree Waterfalls, then get outside with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures, then enjoy some diversion at Crombie Clay Shooting, and finally learn about all things military at The Commando Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fort William road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Crombie Clay Shooting, Inchree Waterfalls, The Commando Museum
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Inchree Waterfalls ©
Inchree Waterfalls
Crombie Clay Shooting ©
Crombie Clay Shooting

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Nigg Old Church (in Nigg), Bowhunter Archery (in Nairn) and Tain (Glasstorm & Tain Museum). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Kirk Yard.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Inverness online trip planner.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Inverness, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tain, Nigg Old Church, Bowhunter Archery, Wildwoodz, Village Green
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Bowhunter Archery ©
Bowhunter Archery
Room Escape Games
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church

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