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With a great range of things to see and do, Edinburgh is terrific for both brief getaways and longer visits.

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Guests in this area of Edinburgh and Lothian rub shoulders with about 440,000 residents.

Known throughout the world, Edinburgh is famous for Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Yacht Britannia. It is also famous for Arthur's Seat and St. Giles' Cathedral.

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh International Climbing Arena Ratho are excellent places to enjoy some quality time with the children. Want more? Butterfly and Insect World and East Links Family Park will ensure that the good times keep rolling.

You'll be able to take heaps of photos of the exotic creatures at the Edinburgh Zoo and the Five Sisters Zoo. Check out the interactive activities at Scottish Owl Centre to finish off your zoological trifecta.

Botanical displays remarkable trees and meandering garden paths await green thumbs at the Royal Botanic Garden and the Dunbar’s Close Garden.

Pack a picnic hamper and take five in the leafy, green surroundings of Princes Street Gardens and Calton Hill. You'll also find plenty of room to lay about on the grass at Holyrood Park and The Meadows.

Once you arrive, learn about what's going on at Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot Mill and Edinburgh Visit Scotland Information Centre.

Are you yearning for some salty ocean air? There's enough coast here to keep you satisfied for a day or two. Pack some delicious snacks and head on over to Portobello Beach or Longniddry Bents. Yellowcraigs and Tyninghame Beach are also good options.

Turn off your phone and give yourself a break from the noises of the modern world at North Berwick Harbour and Aberlady Bay Nature Reserve. North Berwick Law and Morrisons Haven are also popular among nature enthusiasts.

The area's exhibition spaces are jam-packed with intriguing facts and stories. The National Museum of Scotland and the National Gallery of Scotland offer a range of displays and collections that are sure to capture your attention. Also worth considering are the Our Dynamic Earth and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Tales of this region's nautical traditions are imprinted on the pieces of remnant vessels on display at the Trinity House.

Browse the different specimens that are on show as you walk around the overflowing exhibits of the Surgeon's Hall.

Love art? There are galleries of all sorts here. Start your explorations of this creative enclave by stopping in at the Fruitmarket Gallery and the Talbot Rice Gallery. The City Art Centre and the Hanover Fine Arts Gallery are also worth a browse if you can fit them in before dinner.

History comes alive at the Newhaven Heritage Museum and the People's Story Museum thanks to their wide range of illuminating exhibits. The Annet House Museum and the Prestongrange Museum are also respected choices.

Step back through the ages with a visit to Greyfriars Kirk or the University of Edinburgh, just two of the historic buildings and sites here. More tales from the days of yore are waiting for you at the Heriot Watt University and Real Mary King's Close.

Observe the waters flowing under Nungate Bridge, a captivating feat of civil engineering.

Featuring striking architecture and leafy gardens, the palatial abodes here are an impressive sight. If you can catch one, a guided tour will allow you to get more out of your excursion to Palace of Holyroodhouse and Linlithgow Palace.

Old-world castles that look as though they were plucked from a fantasy novel, Craigmillar Castle and Blackness Castle are a must-see for travelers of all ages. For even more intersting views and historical stories, go forth and explore Dirleton Castle and Hawthornden Castle.

Learn about the region's spiritual side and enjoy the serene atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel and St Mary's Church. You might also like to check for tours at St. Michael's Parish Church or St. Mary's Episcopal Cathederal.

Edinburgh's most prominent tourist sights can overshadow its less known, but equally fascinating attractions. Greyfriar's Bobby and the National Library of Scotland might catch your eye. Also, think about seeing the Glenkinchie Distillery and Omni Centre Edinburgh if you can squeeze it in.

Accommodation in Edinburgh

Scotland's capital is an exciting and bustling city that is much-loved by travelers from across the globe. Finding an excellent place to stay here will be no problem, with 409 Edinburgh hotels listed on Expedia's database.

Upscale options such as The Balmoral Hotel, at 1 Princes Street, and the Old Town Chambers, at Roxburgh's Court are sure to charm the most discerning visitor. Alternatively, The Lyncliff Hotel, at 4 Windsor Street, and the Halcyon Hotel, at 8 Royal Terrace, are some properties worth checking out if you're traveling on the cheap.

If you'd rather stay closer to Arthur's Seat, the Holyrood Aparthotel and the Crowne Plaza Edinburgh - Royal Terrace are both within easy walking distance.

Popular Activities for your Edinburgh Vacation

No matter how fancy your hotel room is, don't spend your vacation sealed up in your room or chilling beside the pool. There are loads of incredible experiences to be had!

Kick-start your trip to Edinburgh by trying out one or two of these activities:

For a more complete list of activities, jump onto our Edinburgh things to do page.

Guide to Exploring Edinburgh

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Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club AU$97
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh
    of 5, from 1,457 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0

    This family-friendly Kirknewton hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Edinburgh International Climbing Arena Ratho and Heriot Watt University. Edinburgh Corn Exchange and Gyle Shopping Centre are also within 6 mi (10 km).

    Fraser Suites Edinburgh AU$123
    Fraser Suites Edinburgh

    Fraser Suites Edinburgh

    Fraser Suites Edinburgh, Edinburgh
      of 5, from 1,930 reviews
      4.0 out of 5.0

      Centrally located in Edinburgh's Old Town, this boutique hotel is located just off the Royal Mile, a 5-minute walk from Princes Street, Parliament House, and Edinburgh Castle.

      Jurys Inn Edinburgh AU$71
      Jurys Inn Edinburgh

      Jurys Inn Edinburgh

      43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh
        of 5, from 2,061 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0

        Modern hotel in the heart of historic Edinburgh next to Waverley Station, one mile from the famous castle, and 400 meters from the New Scottish Parliament.

        ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile AU$76
        ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile

        ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile

        77 South Bridge, Edinburgh
          of 5, from 2,112 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Located in Old Town, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Festival Theatre, Princes Street, and Royal Mile. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle are also within 6 mi (10 km).

          Apex Waterloo Place Hotel AU$134
          Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

          Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

          23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh
            of 5, from 2,363 reviews
            4.0 out of 5.0

            This handsomely updated landmark building stands at the east end of Edinburgh's famous Princes Street. The Waverley train station is a two-minute walk. Edinburgh Castle is just 0.9 km (0.6 mi) away.

            Principal Edinburgh George Street AU$152
            Principal Edinburgh George Street

            Principal Edinburgh George Street

            19-21 George Street, Edinburgh
              of 5, from 992 reviews
              5.0 out of 5.0

              Located amid the shops and restaurants of Edinburgh's fashionable George Street, this hotel is a block from Princes Street and a quarter-mile from the National Gallery.

              Apex Grassmarket Hotel AU$108
              Apex Grassmarket Hotel

              Apex Grassmarket Hotel

              31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
                of 5, from 2,377 reviews
                4.0 out of 5.0

                Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Grassmarket and Scotch Whisky Experience. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                The City Suites - Edinburgh Apartments For Rent AU$60
                The City Suites - Edinburgh Apartments For Rent

                The City Suites - Edinburgh Apartments For Rent

                Western Harbour Midway, Edinburgh
                  of 5, from 1,055 reviews
                  4.0 out of 5.0

                  Located in Newhaven, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Edinburgh Port and within 6 mi (10 km) of Royal Yacht Britannia and Princes Street. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and George Street are also within 6 mi (10 km).