For a trip packed with old-world European charm and beautiful beaches alike, consider visiting the city of Aberdeen in Scotland, United Kingdom. Nicknamed The Silver City with the Golden Sands, Aberdeen is filled with sparkly granite architecture, and wonderful arts and culture, and it boasts a long stretch of sandy coastline. It is repeatedly named one of Britain's most livable cities, and it has a balmy, mild climate that makes for a lovely visit year-round. Flights to Aberdeen land in the Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ), which is just 5 miles northwest of Aberdeen's city center. Once here, you'll discover the majestic landscapes, castles, museums, and everything else this captivating area has to offer.
Aberdeen flights set you down you right outside the city; there are a number of ways to get to your destination from there. Book one of the Aberdeen hotels near the airport to have the perfect home base for exploring the city. You can easily rent a car at the airport, which might come in handy for exploring the gorgeous areas outside the city; taxis are very popular, too, especially because its such a quick ride. You can catch a local bus just outside the terminal at Aberdeen airport as well—it takes about 30 minutes to get to the center of the city. From there you can start to explore the city, whether you're enjoying a horseback ride on the shore, taking in some of the historic sites, or indulging in the traditional regional cuisine.
Wandering the cobbled streets in town is a lovely way to spend your vacation in Aberdeen. You won't have to work hard to find things to excite you in town—the granite buildings on Union Street are a must-see, as is the beautiful Music Hall. You can find cheap flights to Aberdeen on Travelocity with the Travelocity Price Guarantee; search over 400 airlines and more than 510,000 hotels worldwide to find great deals on vacations to Aberdeen.