12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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12 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Adare
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  16​h
End: Oklahoma City

2
nights
Adare

Adare ©
Adare is a small town in County Limerick, Ireland, located south-west of the city of Limerick. Your list of things to see and do now includes Pery's Square, Adare Park, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and then walk around Adare Park. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Cliffs of Moher, tee off at Dromoland Castle, then explore the historical opulence of King John's Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pery's Square.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Adare tour itinerary builder.

Oklahoma City, USA to Adare is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Oklahoma City to Adare is 6 hours. When traveling from Oklahoma City in September, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Adare: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 51°F at night. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Adare

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Dromoland Castle, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dingle Peninsula, Ross Castle and Ring of Kerry. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rock of Cashel and Muckross House. There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney online trip builder .

You can drive from Adare to Killarney in 1.5 hours. In September in Killarney, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

County Kerry, Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

1
night
Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Powerscourt Gardens and House as well as Wicklow Mountains National Park. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll around Kilkenny Castle, sample the tasty concoctions at Brewery Corner, and then explore the fascinating landscape at The Ice Cream Parlour.

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House

3
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Leprechaun Museum, St Stephens Green, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Temple Bar and Dublin Castle. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip planner.

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

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