Two-Week Scotland Road Trip from Edinburgh to Glasgow, Oban, Stirling, Inverness, Elgin, and Dundee

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15 days & 14 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 15-day road trip through Scotland.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Scotland. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 5 nights in Edinburgh, 2 nights in Glasgow, 1 night in Oban, 1 night in Stirling, 3 nights in Inverness, 1 night in Elgin, and 1 night in Dundee, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Scotland. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Oban, Stirling, Inverness, Elgin, and Dundee. We'll help you experience the best 15 days in Scotland you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Edinburgh, you'll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you'll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Scotland, including the stunning Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland.

You'll have an extensive selection of accommodations to choose from throughout your road trip. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, catering to all budgets. Whether you're in the mood for luxurious five-star hotels or cozy, budget-friendly accommodations, we've got you covered.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in Scotland. From the magnificent Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to the breathtaking Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Stirling Castle, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable Urquhart Castle and learn more about the unique The Kelpies to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Edinburgh, Glasgow, Oban, Stirling, Inverness, Elgin, and Dundee, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Scotland. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Scotland.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Scotland. You'll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you'll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Scotland.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in Scotland.

You'll return home having experienced the very best of everything Scotland has to offer. Each twist and turn of the journey adds a unique charm to your travel tales.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Scotland. You'll be booked at the best hotels for 14 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 14 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You'll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in Scotland extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

The best services in Scotland fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Scotland today!

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Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of 13th Century Dunfermline Abbey in Fife, Scotland.Dunfermline
Photo of aerial view of Aberdeen as River Dee flows in a curve to the North Sea showing Duthie Park with bridge and traffic from south.Aberdeen
Photo of the harbor front of the city of Oban on the westcoast of Scotland.Oban / 1 night
Highland - region in United KingdomHighland / 3 nights
Perth and Kinross - region in United KingdomPerth and Kinross
Moray - region in United KingdomMoray / 1 night
Stirling - region in United KingdomStirling / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of Glasgow in Scotland, United Kingdom.Glasgow / 2 nights
Dundee - region in United KingdomDundee / 1 night
Photo of beautiful view of the old town city of Edinburgh from Calton Hill, United Kingdom.Edinburgh / 5 nights

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Attractions

Scenic view of Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain, Scotland travel photo. Edinburgh Castle is historic center of the city and most popular tourist attraction.Edinburgh Castle
 City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off bus in front of National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh city.National Museum of Scotland
Scotland kelpies on a sunny dayThe Kelpies
Aerial View of Stirling castle.Stirling Castle
Urquhart Castle with Dark Cloud SkyUrquhart Castle
Glasshouse at the Royal Botanical Gardens in public park Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, Scotland.Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Landmark of Edinburgh - Holyrood Palace,Scotland,UK, EuropeHolyrood Palace
Rainbow over Glasgow City Chambers and George Square, Scotland - UK.George Square
Riverside Museum
The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. Scotland, United Kingdom.The Falkirk Wheel
The Royal Mile, Old Town, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomThe Royal Mile
View of Kelvingrove Park full of people enjoying the Scottish summer with the main building of Glasgow University on the top of the hill.Kelvingrove Park
"Camera Obscura" sign at the Royal Mile / Camera Obscura & World of Illusions.Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
The scenic Dean Village in a sunny afternoon, in Edinburgh, Scotland.Dean Village
The People's Palace & Winter Garden in Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Holyrood Park and Holyrood Palace aerial view from Calton Hill in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Old town Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.Holyrood Park
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - Modern One, Edinburgh.National Galleries of Scotland: National
Photo of Red Panda at Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland, a Rare and Endangered Species .Edinburgh Zoo
National Wallace Monument on top of the hill Abbey Craig in Stirling, Scotland.Wallace Monument
Medieval fortress Dunnottar Castle is a ruined medieval Aberdeenshire, Stonehaven on the Northeast of Scotland, UKDunnottar Castle
Path leading to Nelson's Monument in Glasgow Green, Scotland.Glasgow Green
The Real Mary King's Close, Old Town, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomThe Real Mary King's Close
St. Giles' Cathedral aka High Kirk Church and Walter Scott Statue on High Street on Royal Mile in Old Town Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Old town Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.St Giles' Cathedral
Royal yacht Britannia, top tourist attraction in Edinburgh, port of Leith. Edinburgh Scotland, UK.HMY Britannia
Scotch Whisky Experience at 354 Castlehill on Royal Mile in Old Town Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Old town Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
Strathclyde Country Park
Low level aerial image over Blair Drummond Safari Park.Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park
Loch Lomond Shores
Photo of Pollok House, Glasgow, Scotland, UK .Pollok Country Park
Photo of Detail of steam train on famous Glenfinnan viaduct, Scotland, United Kingdom .Glenfinnan Viaduct
Photo of Glasgow cathedral aka High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern or St Mungo.Glasgow Cathedral
Photo of Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge, Highlands, Scotland .Commando Memorial
Photo of The Science Centre, an educational exhibition centre, in Govan, Glasgow.Glasgow Science Centre
The Edinburgh Dungeon, Old Town, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomThe Edinburgh Dungeon
Photo of Historic 14th century medieval Doune Castle, with a dark, moody, dramatic sky in Perthshire, Scotland.Doune Castle
Loch NessLoch Ness
Photo of Inveraray castle and garden with blue sky, Inveraray,Scotland .Inveraray Castle
Glenmore Forest Park
Chanonry Point
McCaig's Tower & Battery Hill
Photo of View of the castle from Calton Hill at sunset,Scotland.Calton Hill
Glenfinnan Viewpoint
SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium
Photo of pittencrieff park scotland with dunfermline abbey in the background .Pittencrieff Park
Photo of High view of Neptune's Staircase ,Banavie ,Spain .Neptune's Staircase
Photo of The Duthie park, Aberdeen, Scotland, with reflections in the early morning light.Duthie Park
Photo of Fort George Near Inverness in Scotland .Fort George
Photo of Cityscape of Edinburgh from Arthur's Seat in a beautiful summer day, Scotland, United Kingdom.Arthur's Seat
Clava CairnsClava cairns
Photo of Blackness Castle on the shores of the River Forth Scotland .Blackness Castle
Glenfinnan Monument - National Trust for Scotland
Photo of Cawdor Castle, Scotland .Cawdor Castle
Photo of Falls of Foyers , Scotland .Falls of Foyers
Seven Lochs Wetland Park
Falkland Palace & Garden
Eden Court Inverness, Ballifeary, Highland, Scotland, United KingdomEden Court Inverness
The Scottish Deer Centre
Photo of Aerial view of harbour at Stonehaven bay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK .Stonehaven Harbour
Photo of Roggie falls in Inverness ,Scotland .Rogie Falls
Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
Photo of Large children playground area with slides, bars, swings and other equipment in Hazlehead park, Aberdeen, Scotland .Hazlehead Park
Photo of Large children playground in Seaton Park, Aberdeen city, Scotland .Seaton Park
Photo of Snow covered city park and St Leonards in Perth ,Scotland .South Inch
MacRosty Park
Stirling Old Town Jail, Stirling, Scotland, United KingdomStirling Old Town Jail

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Day 1

Day 1 – Edinburgh - arrival day

  • Edinburgh - Arrival day
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  • Dean Village
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Your road trip adventure in Scotland begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Edinburgh. You’ll stay in Edinburgh for 5 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Edinburgh has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Dean Village. This attraction is a village and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,727 visitors.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Your stay promises to be a delightful continuation of your exploration, providing comfort and tranquility to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Edinburgh, Makars Gourmet Mash Bar (Edinburgh). The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,814 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Edinburgh is The Edinburgh Larder. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,804 customers.

Locals recommend Bramble Bar & Lounge as one of the best restaurants in the city of Edinburgh. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 743 customers.

Edinburgh also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Edinburgh is Panda & Sons. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,617 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Edinburgh is The Dome. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,433 customers.

Locals also enjoy Whiski Bar & Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,669 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 15-day vacation in Scotland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh
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Drive 23 km, 1 hour 28 min

  • Arthur's Seat
  • Holyrood Park
  • Holyrood Palace
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Zoo
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Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Edinburgh has to offer. Cherish the 4 nights you have left in Edinburgh by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Edinburgh. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Edinburgh, like the extraordinary Arthur's Seat. This attraction is a mountain and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,238 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Edinburgh is the spectacular Holyrood Park. This attraction is an archaeological site and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 12,119 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Holyrood Palace. This official residence has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 17,746 visitors.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This botanical garden is a popular destination among visitors in Edinburgh. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,765 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Edinburgh Zoo. Edinburgh Zoo is a zoo and popular attraction in Edinburgh. More than 11,987 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Edinburgh does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Edinburgh on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Scotland, be sure to eat at Dishoom Edinburgh, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Edinburgh. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,852 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Edinburgh is the popular Miller & Carter Edinburgh City Centre. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,950 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Edinburgh is Cafe Andaluz. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,019 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Chaophraya Thai Restaurant is one of the best bars in the city of Edinburgh for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,238 customers.

The Ivy On The Square Edinburgh is another of the most popular bars in the city of Edinburgh. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,314 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Edinburgh is Cafe Royal. Cafe Royal has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,216 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Edinburgh!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh
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Drive 12 km, 1 hour 6 min

  • HMY Britannia
  • National Galleries of Scotland: National
  • Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
  • Edinburgh Castle
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Day 3 of your road trip across Scotland is another day in the magnificent Edinburgh. You now have 3 nights left in Edinburgh. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Edinburgh offers plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Edinburgh is the stunning HMY Britannia. This has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,023 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Scottish National Gallery in the city of Edinburgh. This attraction is an art museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,079 visitors. Usually, around 660,741 people visit Scottish National Gallery every year.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Edinburgh is the incredible Camera Obscura. This attraction is a visitor centre and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,536 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre. This museum and travel destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,926 visitors. Visiting Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre means you'll be one of 238,542 people who come to see this attraction every year.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the outstanding Edinburgh Castle. This castle is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 90,949 visitors.

Today you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a popular tour. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for top-rated tours and activities in Edinburgh you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Edinburgh has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Edinburgh, The Witchery by the Castle. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,766 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Edinburgh that locals enjoy, eat at The Kitchin. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,577 customers.

Another of the best restaurant options in the city of Edinburgh is Tigerlily. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,369 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Edinburgh, The Bow Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,813 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Edinburgh, we recommend the cocktails at Albanach. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,018 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Edinburgh is The Ensign Ewart. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,604 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Edinburgh!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh
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Drive 2 km, 32 min

  • The Royal Mile
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon
  • The Real Mary King's Close
  • St Giles' Cathedral
  • National Museum of Scotland
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Day 4 of your road trip across Scotland is another day in the magnificent Edinburgh. You now have 2 nights left in Edinburgh. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Edinburgh offers plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Edinburgh is the stunning Royal Mile. This has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,405 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular The Edinburgh Dungeon in the city of Edinburgh. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,688 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Edinburgh is the incredible The Real Mary King's Close. This attraction is a top-tier point of interest and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,638 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic St Giles' Cathedral. This cathedral and travel destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 9,293 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the outstanding National Museum of Scotland. This national museum is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 45,476 visitors.

Today you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a popular tour. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for top-rated tours and activities in Edinburgh you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Edinburgh has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Edinburgh, Howies Restaurant. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,817 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Edinburgh that locals enjoy, eat at Howies Restaurant. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,828 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Edinburgh, Arcade Bar Haggis & Whisky House. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,474 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Edinburgh, we recommend the cocktails at Cold Town House. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,486 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Edinburgh is The Newsroom Bar & Eatery. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,619 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Edinburgh!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Larbert, Blackness, Motherwell, Coatbridge, and Glasgow

  • Glasgow
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Drive 132 km, 2 hours 38 min

  • Blackness Castle
  • The Kelpies
  • The Falkirk Wheel
  • Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
  • Strathclyde Country Park
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Get ready to experience some of the most famous attractions in the area!

One of the best places to visit is the amazing The Kelpies. This attraction is a sculpture and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 27,904 visitors.

The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Scotland’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Scotland’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Scotland’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Falkirk Wheel in the city of Larbert for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a boat lift and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,951 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Glasgow.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Paesano Pizza, one of the best restaurants in the city of Glasgow. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,948 customers.

Locals also recommend The Willow Tea Rooms as one of the best restaurants in the city of Glasgow. The Willow Tea Rooms is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,255 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Glasgow is Stereo. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,954 customers.

After dinner, visit The Anchor Line, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Glasgow. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,659 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Mono. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,446 customers.

Alternatively, The Citizen Glasgow is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Glasgow. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,260 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Scotland!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Glasgow

  • Glasgow
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Drive 31 km, 1 hour 14 min

  • Pollok Country Park
  • Glasgow Science Centre
  • Glasgow Green
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Seven Lochs Wetland Park
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On day 6 of your road trip across Scotland, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Glasgow. You’ll stay in Glasgow for 1 night, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Maldron Hotel Glasgow City, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Glasgow. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 13,209 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Glasgow is the 5-star Hotel Du Vin Glasgow. The hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,498 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Glasgow is the 3-star Point A Hotel, Glasgow. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 8,586 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Glasgow, like the outstanding Pollok Country Park. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,112 visitors.

Glasgow Science Centre is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Glasgow. This incredible attraction is a skyscraper and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,454 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Glasgow is the extraordinary Glasgow Green. This stadium is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,762 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Glasgow Cathedral. Around 6,737 visitors have given this cathedral an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Seven Lochs Wetland Park. Seven Lochs Wetland Park is a popular park, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,044 travelers.

Come to Glasgow prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Glasgow.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Glasgow.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like The Piper Whisky Bar, after your day of exploring the city of Glasgow. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,323 customers.

Elia Greek Restaurant is another of the best restaurants in the city of Glasgow. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,187 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Glasgow is The Ivy Buchanan Street, Glasgow. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,179 customers.

Locals recommend Santa Lucia Merchant City Glasgow, one of the best bars in the city of Glasgow, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,038 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Glasgow, Alston Bar & Beef. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 785 customers.

Max's Bar & Grill is also one of the best bars in the city of Glasgow. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 831 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Scotland.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Oban

  • Glasgow
  • Oban
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Drive 150 km, 3 hours 4 min

  • George Square
  • Kelvingrove Park
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • Riverside Museum
  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens
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As you rise to greet the dawn on day 7 of your epic road trip in Scotland, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Glasgow. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Oban. You’ll stay in Oban for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Glasgow’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Glasgow, start your day with a visit to the amazing George Square. This much-appreciated square and attraction is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 20,066 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Kelvingrove Park. This park and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,336 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to make the most of your road trip across Scotland. The spectacular Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is an art museum that has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 19,580 visitors. Every year, around 1,037,594 travelers include this attraction on their travel itinerary.

The lovely Riverside Museum is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 16,799 visitors have left this museum average ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you feel like visiting another type of sight or don’t want to jump into the car quite yet, spend some time at the spectacular Glasgow Botanic Gardens. This attraction is a botanical garden rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 12,594 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Glasgow has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Oban. Oban offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Perle Oban Hotel & Spa. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 462 reviews.

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Scotland!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Inveraray, Balloch, and Stirling

  • Stirling
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Drive 178 km, 2 hours 58 min

  • McCaig's Tower & Battery Hill
  • Inveraray Castle
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium
  • Loch Lomond Shores
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Rise and shine on day 8 of your road trip in Scotland. Today, you'll wake up in Oban and embark on a scenic drive to Stirling, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Oban before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Oban. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Inveraray Castle. This attraction is a country house that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,604 visitors.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable McCaig's Tower & Battery Hill. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,619 visitors.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Allan Park - pub, restaurant & coffee house. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 660 customers.

Locals also recommend Brea - Scottish Restaurant, another of the best restaurants in Stirling. Brea - Scottish Restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 676 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out the menu at Nicky-Tams Bar & Bothy. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 626 customers and is a great place to enjoy a lovely meal.

After dinner, visit No 2 Baker Street to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Stirling, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,338 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like BrewDog Stirling. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. BrewDog Stirling has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 615 customers.

Monterey Jack's is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 730 customers.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Scotland, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Stirling, Cambuskenneth, Doune, and Inverness

  • Stirling
  • Highland
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Drive 249 km, 3 hours 38 min

  • Stirling Old Town Jail
  • Stirling Castle
  • Wallace Monument
  • Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park
  • Doune Castle
  • More

Day 9 of your road trip through Scotland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Stirling and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Inverness. You will stay in Inverness for 3 nights. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Stirling is the amazing Stirling Old Town Jail. This attraction is a top-tier point of interest that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 913 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible castle, Stirling Castle. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,632 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Stirling is the outstanding Wallace Monument. This popular monument and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,772 visitors.

The spectacular Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating zoo and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 7,922 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Doune Castle. This attraction is a popular castle that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,505 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Stirling by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Scotland. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Inverness, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Rocpool, one of the best restaurants in the city of Inverness. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 934 customers.

Locals also recommend River House as one of the best restaurants in the city of Inverness. River House is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 691 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Inverness is The Mustard Seed Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,671 customers.

After dinner, visit Johnny Foxes, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Inverness. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,918 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Black Isle Bar & Rooms. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,982 customers.

Alternatively, Hootananny is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Inverness. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,802 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Scotland!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Inverness, Glenmore, and Foyers

  • Highland
  • More

Drive 241 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • Urquhart Castle
  • Falls of Foyers
  • Loch Ness
  • Clava cairns
  • Glenmore Forest Park
  • More

On day 10 of your road trip across Scotland, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Inverness. You’ll stay in Inverness for 2 nights, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Best Western Palace Hotel & Spa, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Inverness. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 2,606 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Inverness is the 5-star Ness Walk. The hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,377 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Inverness is the 3-star Holiday Inn Express Inverness. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 3,476 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations like the outstanding Urquhart Castle. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 21,979 visitors.

Falls of Foyers is another popular attraction you could visit. This incredible attraction is a waterfall and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,989 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit is the extraordinary Loch Ness. This natural feature is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 5,410 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Clava cairns. Around 3,316 visitors have given this group an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Glenmore Forest Park. Glenmore Forest Park is a popular must-see tourist destination, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,393 travelers.

Come to Inverness prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Inverness.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Inverness.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like The Kitchen Brasserie, after your day of exploring the city of Inverness. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,289 customers.

Scotch & Rye is another of the best restaurants in the city of Inverness. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,381 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Inverness is MacGregor's. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 870 customers.

Locals recommend Gellions Bar, one of the best bars in the city of Inverness, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,317 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Inverness, The White House. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 642 customers.

The Malt Room is also one of the best bars in the city of Inverness. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 479 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Scotland.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Glenfinnan, Spean Bridge, Banavie, and Inverness

  • Highland
  • More

Drive 255 km, 4 hours 16 min

  • Glenfinnan Viaduct
  • Glenfinnan Viewpoint
  • Glenfinnan Monument - National Trust for Scotland
  • Neptune's Staircase
  • Commando Memorial
  • More

Day 11 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Glenfinnan has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Glenfinnan by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Glenfinnan. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the village of Glenfinnan, like the extraordinary Glenfinnan Viaduct. This attraction is a stone bridge and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,217 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Glenfinnan is the spectacular Glenfinnan Viewpoint. This attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,393 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Glenfinnan Monument - National Trust for Scotland. This park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,167 visitors.

This is a popular destination among visitors in Glenfinnan.

Your discovery of Glenfinnan does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Glenfinnan on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Scotland, be sure to eat at Kingsmills Hotel, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Inverness. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,056 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Inverness is the popular Cafe V8. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,055 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Inverness is Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,262 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Bar One Inverness is one of the best bars in the city of Inverness for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 446 customers.

MacCallums Bar is another of the most popular bars in the city of Inverness. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 405 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Inverness is Innes Bar. Innes Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 282 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Inverness!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Fortrose, Inverness, Cawdor, and Elgin

  • Highland
  • Moray
  • More

Drive 167 km, 2 hours 57 min

  • Eden Court Inverness
  • Rogie Falls
  • Chanonry Point
  • Fort George
  • Cawdor Castle
  • More

As you rise to greet the dawn on day 12 of your epic road trip in Scotland, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Fortrose. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Elgin. You’ll stay in Elgin for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Fortrose’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Fortrose, start your day with a visit to the amazing Chanonry Point. This much-appreciated best-rated sightseeing destination and attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,538 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Fortrose has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Elgin. Elgin offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Scotland!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Stonehaven and Dundee

  • Aberdeen
  • Dundee
  • More

Drive 275 km, 4 hours

  • Stonehaven Harbour
  • Dunnottar Castle
  • Hazlehead Park
  • Seaton Park
  • Duthie Park
  • More

Rise and shine on day 13 of your road trip in Scotland. Today, you'll wake up in Elgin and embark on a scenic drive to Dundee, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Elgin and Aberdeen before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Elgin. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Stonehaven Harbour. This attraction is a harbor that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,510 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Dunnottar Castle. This attraction, a beloved rock castle, has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 10,220 visitors.

Wave goodbye to Stonehaven and continue your journey by car. If you want to break up today’s drive into two, take the opportunity to stop and discover what the city of Aberdeen has to offer.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Hazlehead Park. This attraction is a park that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,456 visitors.

If you want to explore more, visit the incredible Seaton Park. This park and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,950 reviews.

Another site you could visit today is the top-rated Duthie Park. This park and travel destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,959 visitors.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Aberdeen, it's time to continue your drive to the city of Dundee. When you arrive in Dundee you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Gidi Grill Restaurant. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 614 customers.

Locals also recommend Taza Restaurant, another of the best restaurants in Dundee. Taza Restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,747 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out the menu at The Bach. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 985 customers and is a great place to enjoy a lovely meal.

After dinner, visit Trades House to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Dundee, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,466 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Tickety Boo's. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Tickety Boo's has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 990 customers.

Bird & Bear is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 898 customers.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Scotland, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Perth, Dunfermline, Falkland, Springfield, and Edinburgh

  • Perth and Kinross
  • Dunfermline
  • Edinburgh
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Drive 212 km, 3 hours 38 min

  • South Inch
  • MacRosty Park
  • Falkland Palace & Garden
  • The Scottish Deer Centre
  • Pittencrieff Park
  • More

Rise and shine on day 14 of your road trip in Scotland. Today, you'll wake up in Dundee and embark on a scenic drive to Edinburgh, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Dundee and Crieff before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Dundee. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful South Inch. This attraction is an urban park that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,523 visitors.

Wave goodbye to Perth and continue your journey by car. If you want to break up today’s drive into two, take the opportunity to stop and discover what the city of Crieff has to offer.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable MacRosty Park. This attraction is a park that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 974 visitors.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Crieff, it's time to continue your drive to the city of Edinburgh. When you arrive in Edinburgh you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

After dinner, visit Hoot The Redeemer to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Edinburgh, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 988 customers.

This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Scotland, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 15

Day 15 – Edinburgh - departure day

  • Edinburgh - Departure day
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  • Calton Hill
  • More

Day 15 of your road trip in Scotland is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Edinburgh before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Calton Hill is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Edinburgh. This mountain and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,517 visitors.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of Edinburgh and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in Scotland.

You’ll then say farewell to Edinburgh. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in Scotland!

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