12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Westport
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Las Vegas

2
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.
Attractions like Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get curious at Science Gallery Dublin, steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin tour itinerary builder website.

Las Vegas, USA to Dublin is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Dublin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Dublin is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 17th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, then take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, and then make a trip to Quay Street.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway travel route planner.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Dublin in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Galway: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum

1
night
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 18th (Sat), cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, and then explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Westport trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): cruise along Slea Head Drive and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, then enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle day trip app.

You can drive from Westport to Dingle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dingle are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 21st (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, then admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, then identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, and finally appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Ladies' View and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney road trip planning app.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Killarney, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

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nights
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. On the 23rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, then head off the coast to Scattery Island, then relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kilrush, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre ©
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre

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