15 days in County Mayo & County Roscommon Itinerary

15 days in County Mayo & County Roscommon Itinerary

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15 days in County Mayo & County Roscommon Itinerary

Start: Daytona Beach, Florida
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Ballycastle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Achill Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Westport
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Roscommon
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
End: Daytona Beach, Florida

1
night
Ballycastle

Ballycastle ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Ceide Fields. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): tee off at Carne Golf Links, then trek along Erris Head Loop Walk, and then make a trip to Downpatrick Head.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ballycastle trip itinerary planner.

Daytona Beach, USA to Ballycastle is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Daytona Beach to Ballycastle, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Daytona Beach in June: highs in Ballycastle hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Achill Island.

Things to do in Ballycastle

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Belmullet, Ceide Fields
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Erris Head Loop Walk ©
Erris Head Loop Walk
Downpatrick Head ©
Downpatrick Head
Ceide Fields ©
Ceide Fields

3
nights
Achill Island

Achill Island
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Step out of Achill Island to go to Belmullet and see Dun na mBo, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Keem Bay, observe the fascinating underwater world at Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dugort Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Minaun.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Achill Island sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ballycastle to Achill Island takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ballycastle in June, plan for little chillier nights in Achill Island, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mulranny Strand, Dun na mBo
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Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Deserted Village ©
Deserted Village
Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach

7
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre (in Foxford), Ballina (Tir Saile, Jackie Clarke Collection, &more) and Boyle (Drumanone Portal Tomb, Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through The Great Western Greenway, take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud, and examine the collection at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.

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Drive from Achill Island to Westport in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Roscommon.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cong, Ballina, Boyle, County Mayo, Castlebar
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

2
nights
Roscommon

Roscommon ©
Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in Ireland. On the 30th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Arigna Mining Experience, and then appreciate the history behind Gaelic Chieftain Sculpture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): examine the collection at Strokestown Park & National Famine Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Roscommon itinerary planner.

Getting from Westport to Roscommon by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Roscommon sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Roscommon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gaelic Chieftain Sculpture, Strokestown Park & National Famine Museum, Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre
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