16 days in Ireland, Derry & Bushmills Itinerary

16 days in Ireland, Derry & Bushmills Itinerary

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Fly to Dublin Airport, Drive to Clane
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Clane, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bunratty, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Taxi to Ros a' Mhíl, Ferry to Inishmore
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Inishmore, Ireland
— 1 night
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Clifden
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Clifden, Ireland
— 1 night
Unknown
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Achill Island, Ireland
— 1 night
Unknown
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Sligo, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Donegal Town, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly

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Clane, Ireland

Clane is a town in County Kildare, Ireland, 35.4km from Dublin. To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Clane day trip planning website.

Detroit, USA to Clane is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Detroit in July, expect Clane to be a bit cooler, temps between 68°F and 53°F. You will leave for Cork on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Clane

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Tours

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nights
Cork, Ireland

Rebel City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cork: Cobh (Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story & Titanic Experience Cobh). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, squeeze the most out of the city with Cork Ghost Tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fota Wildlife Park, and gain insight at University College Cork (UCC).

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cork trip maker tool.

You can drive from Clane to Cork in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July in Cork, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Cork

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Cork Ghost Tour ©
Ghost / Vampire Tour
Cork Ghost Tour
4.9

1
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Bunratty, Ireland

Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet. On the 23rd (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, then take in a show at Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet, and then play a few rounds at Dromoland Castle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Bunratty trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Cork to Bunratty by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bunratty can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Dromoland Castle ©
Golf Course
Dromoland Castle
4.6

1
night
Galway, Ireland

City of the Tribes

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cliffs of Moher as well as Quay Street. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher and then make a trip to Quay Street.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bunratty to Galway in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. July in Galway sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will leave for Inishmore on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Cliffs of Moher ©
Lookout
Cliffs of Moher
4.7
Quay Street ©
Landmark
Quay Street
4.7

1
night
Inishmore, Ireland

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 24th (Sat), look for gifts at Lia Arann, explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, then make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, and finally see some colorful creatures with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Inishmore trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Galway to Inishmore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Clifden.

Things to do in Inishmore

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

1
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Clifden, Ireland

The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
On the 25th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, find your balance on the water with Real Adventures Connemara, then look for gifts at Clifden Bookshop, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dog's Bay Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Clifden visit planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Clifden in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Achill Island.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Real Adventures Connemara ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Real Adventures Connemara
4.9

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Achill Island, Ireland

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Achill Heritage Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Keel Beach, and then explore the activities along Keem Bay.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Achill Island online sightseeing planner.

You can travel from Clifden to Achill Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Keem Bay
Water Body
Keem Bay
4.9
Keel Beach ©
Beach
Keel Beach
4.9
Achill Heritage Centre ©
History Museum
Achill Heritage Centre
4.6

1
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Sligo, Ireland

Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sligo Abbey, then don't miss a visit to Yeats's Grave, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strandhill Beach.

To plan Sligo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can travel from Achill Island to Sligo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 56°F. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Sligo Bay Sup ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sligo Bay Sup
4.9

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Donegal Town, Ireland

Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take a tour by water with Donegal Bay Waterbus and then make a splash at Bundoran Waterworld.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Donegal Town online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Sligo to Donegal Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Donegal Town can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Derry.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Bundoran Waterworld ©
Water Park
Bundoran Waterworld
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Derry, United Kingdom

Maiden City

Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
On the 29th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Tower Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Free Derry, then snap pictures at Peace bridge, and finally make a trip to Walled city Londonderry.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Derry journey planning site.

You can drive from Donegal Town to Derry in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 56°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bushmills.

Things to do in Derry

Museums · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Tower Museum ©
History Museum
Tower Museum
4.6
Peace bridge ©
Bridge
Peace bridge
4.6

1
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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): look for gifts at McConaghy's Souvenir Shop, explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway, and then cruise along Causeway Coastal Route. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery, then step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, then stroll through Bushfoot Strand, and finally admire the sheer force of Dunseverick Falls.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bushmills trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Derry to Bushmills by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Bushmills, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Giant's Causeway ©
World heritage site
Giant's Causeway
4.5
Causeway Coastal Route ©
World heritage site
Causeway Coastal Route
4.8
Dunluce Castle ©
Castle
Dunluce Castle
4.4

1
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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the views from Ha'penny Bridge, then stroll around St Stephens Green, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Dublin online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bushmills to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bushmills in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Dublin, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
St Stephens Green ©
Must see
St Stephens Green
4.7

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