- Train from Glasgow to Fort William is beautiful
- Bus service along Loch Ness is nice, easy, and cheap
- I once found first class train tickets from Edinburgh to Inverness for $10/person!
Things to Do and See:
- Cow Hill in Fort William is a nice easy walk
- Ben Nevis, Fort William – the goal for next time! Highest peak in Britain. Great views of it from Cow Hill
- Highland Experience Tours – Isle of Skye from Inverness
- Eilean Donan Castle
- Mac’s Adventures – long distance walking tours through the Highlands. Have done GGW, hopefully tackling West Highland Way next time!
- Inverness – Leaky’s Bookstore, Ness Islands, Culloden, beware of NOTHING being open on Sundays, go to the Castle Tavern
- Drumnadrochit – Walking trails down to Ness, Nessieland gift shops, eat at Fiddlers, take the Nessie Hunter boat cruise out to see cool views of the loch and Urqhart Castle
- Fort Augustus – Convenience store for a Ninty-nine flake, walk down to Ness, check out the locks and boats, eat at Richmond House Hotel
- Invermoriston – Craft Store, Summer House, Telford Bridge, Great Glen Way high route from Fort Augustus to Invermoriston
- Gairlochy – Spean Bridge – eat at Russell’s!
Where to Stay:
- Fort William – Myrtle Bank Guesthouse
- Gairlochy – Dalcomera – beautiful setting, dinner can be purchased there, or get a cab over to Spean Bridge and go to Russell’s!
- Laggan – Forest Lodge Guesthouse – cake and tea were welcome after a day of hiking. Hosts drove us to get dinner at the lodge nearby, and our waitress brought us back
- Fort Augustus – Abbey Cottage
- Invermoriston – Bracarina House or Craik na Dav
- Drumnadrochit – Greenlea
- Inverness – Glen Mohr or Inverglen Guesthouse
Will keep adding and taking suggestions!