9 days in Scotland Itinerary

9 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Stirling
— 2 nights
2
Glasgow
— 2 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights

2
nights
Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Robert the Bruce Statue has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Robert the Bruce Statue, stop by Tinkerbells Emporium, look for all kinds of wild species at Argaty Red Kites, explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre, and finally take in the history at Stirling Bridge. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Great Kitchens, explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary's Catholic Church, pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, thenexperience rural life at Old Leckie Farm, and finally steep yourself in history at The Old Town Jail.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stirling online holiday planner.

Knoxville, USA to Stirling is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Knoxville to Stirling, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Knoxville in October: high temperatures in Stirling hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Stirling

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Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Argaty Red Kites ©
Argaty Red Kites

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get curious at Glasgow Science Centre, thensee the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then get your game on at Snow Factor.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow online trip builder.

You can drive from Stirling to Glasgow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

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Snow Factor
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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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, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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