13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h
1
Doonbeg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Ardara
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Clifden
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Doonbeg

Doonbeg ©
Doonbeg is a village in west County Clare, Ireland on the Atlantic coast. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Doolin Cave as well as Kilkee Cliff Walk. On the 28th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk and then tee off at Doonbeg Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Doolin Cave and then walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark.

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New York City, USA to Doonbeg is an approximately 13- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Doonbeg are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for Ardara.

Things to do in Doonbeg

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Doolin Cave, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

2
nights
Ardara

Ardara ©
Ardara, pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eddie Doherty Tweed, Assaranca Waterfall and Nancy's Bar. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Assaranca Waterfall, then look for gifts at Eddie Doherty Tweed, and then have a few drinks at Nancy's Bar. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Slieve League and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Glengesh Pass.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ardara tour planner.

Traveling by car from Doonbeg to Ardara takes 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ardara are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Clifden.

Things to do in Ardara

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Slieve League
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Nancy's Bar ©
Nancy's Bar
Assaranca Waterfall ©
Assaranca Waterfall

1
night
Clifden

Clifden
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Clifden sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ardara to Clifden in 4 hours. You'll set off for Galway on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Clifden

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Galway trip maker app.

You can drive from Clifden to Galway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Galway sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

2
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 Tatler Jack, Gap of Dunloe and Muckross House. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get a taste of local nightlife at Tatler Jack.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Killarney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Killarney are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Tatler Jack ©
Tatler Jack

1
night
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Titanic Experience Cobh, Cobh Heritage Centre and Charles Fort. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, examine the collection at Cobh Heritage Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh.

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Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. January in Cork sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 37°F at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cobh, Charles Fort, Ross Castle
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

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.
You've now added The Dawson Lounge to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), get a taste of local nightlife at The Dawson Lounge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum and then browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse.

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You can take a train from Cork to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Dublin sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 36°F at night. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
The Dawson Lounge ©
The Dawson Lounge

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