46 days in Scotland Itinerary

46 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  13 h
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Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Peebles
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Dumfries
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
4
Kirkcudbright
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ayr
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Balloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
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Inveraray
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
9
Oban
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
10
Isle of Iona
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h 30 min
11
Tobermory, Isle of Mull
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Kilchoan
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
13
Strontian
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
14
Glencoe Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
15
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
16
Glenfinnan
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
17
Arisaig
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
18
Mallaig
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
19
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
20
Kyle of Lochalsh
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
21
Strathcarron
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
22
Ullapool
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
23
Thurso
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
24
Golspie
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
25
Beauly
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
26
Drumnadrochit
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
27
Foyers
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
28
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
29
Culloden Moor
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
30
Nairn
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
31
Grantown-on-Spey
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
32
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Indianapolis

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've added Princes Street Gardens, Scott Monument, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Elizabethan Walls, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, thenappreciate the history behind Scott Monument, thenexplore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh travel route tool.

Indianapolis, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in July, with highs in Edinburgh at 66°F and lows at 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Peebles.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Elizabethan Walls
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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Peebles

Peebles ©
Peebles is a royal burgh in Tweeddale, within the Scottish Borders region. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Dawyck Botanic Garden and Cafe, pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, and then steep yourself in history at Melrose Abbey.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Peebles road trip planning app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Peebles in an hour. In July in Peebles, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dumfries.

Things to do in Peebles

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Dawyck Botanic Garden and Cafe ©
Dawyck Botanic Garden and Cafe
Melrose Abbey ©
Melrose Abbey

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Dumfries

Dumfries ©
Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Caerlaverock Castle and then explore the historical opulence of Drumlanrig Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Dumfries vacation maker app.

You can drive from Peebles to Dumfries in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Peebles in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dumfries, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kirkcudbright.

Things to do in Dumfries

Historic Sites Museums
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Caerlaverock Castle ©
Caerlaverock Castle
Drumlanrig Castle ©
Drumlanrig Castle

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Kirkcudbright

Kirkcudbright ©
Kirkcudbright, is a town and parish in Kirkcudbrightshire, of which it is traditionally the county town, within Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.The town lies southwest of Castle Douglas and Dalbeattie at the mouth of the River Dee, some 4mi from the Irish Sea.HistoryAn early rendition of the name of the town was Kilcudbrit; this derives from the Gaelic Cille Chuithbeirt meaning "chapel of Cuthbert", the saint whose mortal remains were kept at the town between their exhumation at Lindisfarne and reinterment at Chester-le-Street.Spottiswood, in his account of religious houses in Scotland, mentions that the Franciscans or Grey Friars had been established at Kirkcudbright from the 12th century. To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kirkcudbright trip builder.

You can drive from Dumfries to Kirkcudbright in an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for Ayr.

Things to do in Kirkcudbright

Historic Sites
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Threave Castle ©
Threave Castle
Orchardton Tower ©
Orchardton Tower

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Ayr

Ayr ©
On the 30th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Culzean Castle.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ayr trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kirkcudbright to Ayr takes 1.5 hours. July in Ayr sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Ayr

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Culzean Castle
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Culzean Castle ©
Culzean Castle

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 31st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, thenwalk around Kelvingrove Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Tenement House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then wander the streets of Buchanan Street.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Glasgow sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ayr to Glasgow in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Balloch.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

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Balloch

Balloch ©
You've added An Ceann Mor, Luss Visitor Centre, Conic Hill, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Balloch road trip planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Balloch by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Balloch can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Inveraray.

Things to do in Balloch

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Falls of Dochart, An Ceann Mor, Luss Visitor Centre, Conic Hill
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Conic Hill ©
Conic Hill
Sweeney's Cruise Co. Loch Lomond ©
Sweeney's Cruise Co. Loch Lomond
Falls of Dochart ©
Falls of Dochart

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Inveraray

Inveraray ©
Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. On the 3rd (Sat), pause for some photo ops at War Memorial and then take in nature's colorful creations at Crarae Garden Argyll.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Inveraray holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Balloch to Inveraray in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. August in Inveraray sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Inveraray

Parks Historic Sites
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Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle
Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk ©
Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk
Crarae Garden Argyll ©
Crarae Garden Argyll

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Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Etive Boat Trips. On the 4th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Oban War & Peace Museum, explore the historical opulence of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, and then don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oban trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Inveraray to Oban in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Oban sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Iona.

Things to do in Oban

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Etive Boat Trips ©
Etive Boat Trips
McCaig's Tower ©
McCaig's Tower
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel ©
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel

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Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona ©
On the 6th (Tue), Head underground at Fingal’s Cave, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iona Abbey and Nunnery, thendelve into the distant past at Iona Nunnery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Oran's Chapel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Iona trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Oban to Isle of Iona. In August, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Tobermory.

Things to do in Isle of Iona

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Iona Abbey and Nunnery ©
Iona Abbey and Nunnery
Fingal’s Cave ©
Fingal’s Cave
St. Oran's Chapel ©
St. Oran's Chapel

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Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Tobermory ©
Tobermory is the capital of, and the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Staffa. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mull Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, thenstep into the grandiose world of Duart Castle, and finally stroll around Aros Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tobermory tour builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Iona to Tobermory. In August, daily temperatures in Tobermory can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kilchoan.

Things to do in Tobermory

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Isle of Mull
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Staffa ©
Staffa
Aros Park ©
Aros Park
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust ©
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

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Kilchoan

Kilchoan ©
On the 9th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse and then stroll through Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands).

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kilchoan trip planner.

You can drive from Tobermory to Kilchoan in 1.5 hours. August in Kilchoan sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Strontian.

Things to do in Kilchoan

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
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Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse ©
Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse

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Strontian

Strontian ©
For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Strontian day trip site.

Traveling by car from Kilchoan to Strontian takes an hour. In August in Strontian, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Strontian

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve ©
Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve

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Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village ©
Nestled in a deep valley at the foot of the Glencoe Mountains where the River Coe meets Loch Leven, Glencoe Village reveals a landscape of green hills and rugged mountain peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, thendon't miss a visit to Ballachulish Slate Quarry, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Glencoe Lochan.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glencoe Village online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Strontian to Glencoe Village takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Fort William.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, West Highland Way
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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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 12th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, thendon't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, and finally pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fort William trip planner.

Fort William is just a stone's throw from Glencoe Village. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Glenfinnan.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Commando Monument
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Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Commando Monument ©
Commando Monument

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Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan ©
Glenfinnan is a hamlet in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, thencontemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, and then explore the activities along Loch Shiel.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Glenfinnan online driving holiday planner.

Glenfinnan is very close to Fort William. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Arisaig.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
Loch Shiel ©
Loch Shiel

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Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach, kick back and relax at Samalaman Beach, and then trek along Smirisary Walk.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Arisaig driving holiday planner.

Arisaig is very close to Glenfinnan. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Mallaig.

Things to do in Arisaig

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Glenuig
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Samalaman Beach ©
Samalaman Beach

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Mallaig

Mallaig ©
Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. On the 14th (Wed), kick back and relax at Morar Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mallaig, use our trip itinerary maker.

Mallaig is very close to Arisaig. In August, daily temperatures in Mallaig can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Mallaig

Beaches Scenic Drive Parks
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Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trotternish Ridge, Portree Harbour, Neist Point, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing and explore the historical opulence of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

Plan my Isle of Skye trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Mallaig to Isle of Skye in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

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Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh ©
Eilean Donan Castle has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle and then admire the sheer force of Falls of Glomach.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kyle of Lochalsh trip planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Kyle of Lochalsh in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Strathcarron.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Falls of Glomach ©
Falls of Glomach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

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Strathcarron

Strathcarron ©
Attadale Gardens has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Strathcarron visit planning site.

Strathcarron is just a short distance from Kyle of Lochalsh. August in Strathcarron sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Strathcarron

Parks
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Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens

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Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corrieshalloch Gorge. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Achmelvich Beach, step into the grandiose world of Ardvreck Castle, and then explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ullapool trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Strathcarron to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ullapool are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Thurso.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Achmelvich Beach, Ardvreck Castle
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Corrieshalloch Gorge ©
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle

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Thurso

Thurso ©
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust has been added to your itinerary.

Plan trip to Thurso with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Ullapool to Thurso in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Golspie.

Things to do in Thurso

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wick Heritage Museum
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust ©
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust
Dunnet Head ©
Dunnet Head

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Golspie

Golspie ©
Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . You've now added Dunrobin Castle and Gardens to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Golspie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thurso to Golspie takes 1.5 hours. August in Golspie sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Golspie

Parks Historic Sites
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Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

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Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aigas Field Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Beauly trip planner.

Drive from Golspie to Beauly in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Beauly can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rogie Falls
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Rogie Falls ©
Rogie Falls
Beauly Priory ©
Beauly Priory

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Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. You've now added Corrimony Chambered Cairn to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Drumnadrochit: Tomich (Plodda Falls & Dog Falls) and John Cobb Memorial Cairn (in Dumbarton). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin, identify plant and animal life at Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh, and explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Drumnadrochit trip itinerary planner.

Drumnadrochit is just a stone's throw from Beauly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to Foyers.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tomich, Cannich, John Cobb Memorial Cairn
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Glen Affric National Nature Reserve ©
Glen Affric National Nature Reserve
Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin ©
Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh ©
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh

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Foyers

Foyers ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Falls of Foyers. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Foyers: Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry), Fort Augustus (Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain, Suidhe Viewpoint, &more) and Invermoriston Falls (in Invermoriston).

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Foyers trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Drumnadrochit to Foyers in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Foyers are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Foyers

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Laggan, Loch Ness, Farigaig Forest, Bridge of Oich
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The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers
Invermoriston Falls ©
Invermoriston Falls
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness

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Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort George. Take a break from Inverness with a short trip to Chanonry Point in Fortrose, about 30 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Foyers to Inverness takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. You'll set off for Culloden Moor on the 1st (Sun).

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Chanonry Point
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Fort George
Fort George
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Chanonry Point

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Culloden Moor

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Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Culloden Battlefield.

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Culloden Moor is just a short distance from Inverness. In September, daytime highs in Culloden Moor are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You'll set off for Nairn on the 5th (Thu).

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Rosemarkie, Fortrose Cathedral, Clava Cairns
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Rosemarkie Beach
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Fairy Glen Falls
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Clava Cairns

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Nairn

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Nairn is a town and former burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. Cawdor Castle has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Fri), stroll through Nairn Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cawdor Castle, and then get advice or help at Logie Steading.

Plan trip to Nairn with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Nairn is just a short distance from Culloden Moor. In September in Nairn, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grantown-on-Spey.

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Logie Steading
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Cawdor Castle
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Nairn Beach
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Logie Steading

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Grantown-on-Spey

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Grantown-on-Spey is a town in the Highland Council Area, historically within the county of Moray. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cairngorms National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Grantown-on-Spey day trip planning app.

Getting from Nairn to Grantown-on-Spey by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Aviemore.

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Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

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Glenlivet Distillery, Cairngorms National Park
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Cairngorms National Park
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Glenlivet Distillery

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Aviemore

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Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. You've now added Rothiemurchus to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, identify plant and animal life at Rothiemurchus, and then snap pictures at The Old Packhorse Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aviemore trip itinerary planner.

Aviemore is just a short distance from Grantown-on-Spey. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Parks Nature Wildlife

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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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Rothiemurchus
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Cairngorm Mountain
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

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