George Street Vacation Packages
To get a sense of what makes Edinburgh tick, spread your wings and explore nearby neighborhoods like Royal Mile, Edinburgh, and Morningside.
Edinburgh Castle, perhaps one of the country’s most popular attractions is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.
Savvy travelers in George Street, looking for something different, will appreciate the nearby museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out the National Museum of Scotland, the Museum of Childhood and the National War Museum. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the much-loved live performance venues such as the Festival Theatre, the King's Theatre and Usher Hall. Often talked about art galleries, include the National Gallery of Scotland, Fruitmarket Gallery and Dean Gallery.
Get your body moving in the great outdoors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. There are some great gardens and parks, so why not take a break in the Royal Botanic Garden. Hit the trail and discover the natural preserves for which this area is well known, such as Calton Hill.
If you are spending a while in and around George Street, be sure to visit The Meadows, Greyfriar's Bobby and Arthur's Seat. The Edinburgh area is filled with reminders of the past; be sure not to miss the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Add to your wardrobe, stock up on food or just window shop at popular shopping destinations such as Princes Mall and the Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers.
Sports lovers vacationing in George Street should get tickets for nearby Easter Road Stadium to see the Hibernian FC doing battle with visiting teams. Look like a local and pull on the green and white, the colors of the Hibernian FC.
Finding somewhere convenient to stay around George Street is a breeze. The George Hotel, the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and the Apex International Hotel are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.