Princes Street Vacation Packages
While staying in the area, why not spend a little time taking in colorful neighborhoods like Royal Mile, Edinburgh and Restalrig.
From here, it is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) to one of the city’s most photographed sights, Edinburgh Castle.
Princes Street has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Find the treasures kept in the many remarkable museums such as the National Museum of Scotland, the Museum of Childhood and the National War Museum. Go and see a couple of the popularater, dance and music shows at the Festival Theatre, the King's Theatre and Usher Hall. Aspiring artists should check out the exhibits at the National Gallery of Scotland, Fruitmarket Gallery and Dean Gallery.
When it’s time escape the city, visit one of the many nearby outdoor areas. When Mother Nature beckons, visit Holyrood Park and the Royal Botanic Garden, one of the places where locals come to escape the crowds. Make the most of the native flora and fauna, by heading to Calton Hill.
Spots such as The Meadows, Greyfriar's Bobby and Arthur's Seat are popular places for visitors to the Princes Street area,. Brush up on Edinburgh’s history at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a light meal, set out to visit Princes Mall and the Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers.
Sports lovers vacationing in Princes Street should get tickets for nearby Easter Road Stadium to see the Hibernian FC doing battle with visiting teams. On match days follow the procession of green and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To make the most of Princes Street, think about staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Check out the rooms and rates at the George Hotel, the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, or the Apex International Hotel.