Aberdeen Vacation Packages
Aberdeen, in Aberdeenshire and Moray, is a city that approximately 180,000 people call home.
It’s 95 miles (153 kilometers) from Edinburgh and 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Glasgow.
Step off the streets and experience locals at their relaxed best by discovering a few of the much-loved green spaces in the area. Two of the most popular green escapes for those who appreciate nature are Victoria Park and the Union Terrace Gardens. Duthie Park Winter Gardens and Johnston Gardens are two other popular scenic urban parks in the area.
Take advantage of the Aberdeen area’s reputation as a great place to shop. Buy a new outfit, grab a bite to eat or just enjoy the atmosphere at one of the many quirky shops and boutiques. In Academy and Union Square Shopping Centre vendors offer a wide range of wares to suit all tastes. There is more shopping fun to be found at St. Nicholas Centre and Mall Trinity.
If you are looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, grab a friend and explore the museums and cultural attractions in Aberdeen. Gordon Highlanders Museum and Marischal Museum are just two of this destination’s most interesting museums. The Blairs Museum and the Cathedral of St. Machar are other fascinating museums.
Take a break from sightseeing in the Aberdeen area, and work on your swing at these popular golf courses. The region’s best greens can be found at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club or King's Links. If time allows, check out Auchmill Golf Course and Balnagask Golf Course.
Dotted around the area are a few impressive old manors and castles. It’s certain the group will have a ball at Drum Castle, Craigievar Castle and Castle Fraser.
To catch live performances by some of the best and brightest talents in Aberdeen, see what’s on at much-loved performance venues. For a memorable night out, take that someone special to the Aberdeen Music Hall, the Belmont Picturehouse or the Aberdeen Arts Centre, each of which runs a unique blend of shows.
While you are on a sightseeing tour of the city, you can’t miss the historical places of worship. The St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral and the St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral are excellent local examples of these. Take the time to enjoy the solemn atmosphere at these remarkable places.
Accommodation in Aberdeen
Before setting out to Aberdeen, make your booking inquiries with one of the 75 Aberdeen hotels, motels or apartments featuring on Expedia's Aberdeen hotel site.
If you and your travel companions are keen on finding a place to stay in the premium end of the range, check out the Park Inn by Radisson Aberdeen, at 1 Justice Mill Lane, or the Jurys Inn Aberdeen, at Union Square. In the same high-end price bracket, there's also the Speedbird Inn and the Copthorne hotel Aberdeen. The Speedbird Inn is located at Argyll Road, Dyce, while the Copthorne hotel Aberdeen is found at 122 Huntly Street.