9 days in Scotland Itinerary

9 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
2
Inverness
— 3 nights

3
nights
Edinburgh

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh online trip planner.

Sioux Falls, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Sioux Falls to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sioux Falls in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Bowhunter Archery (in Nairn). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, take in the pleasant sights at Greig Street Bridge, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Inverness road trip app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Aigas Field Centre, Clava Cairns, Bowhunter Archery
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Distillery Tours
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

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