16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12 h
1
Liscannor
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Westport
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
5
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
End: New York City

1
day
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 1st (Wed), experience rural life at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, then hike along Burren way, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor travel itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 12- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Liscannor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in Liscannor: highs are around 67°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren way ©
Burren way
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Bring the kids along to Drummindoo Stud and The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House. Venture out of the city with trips to Deserted Village (in Achill Island) and Keem Bay (in Dooagh). And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, admire the natural beauty at Westport House, and examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Westport trip planner.

Getting from Liscannor to Westport by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Achill Island, Michael Davitt Museum
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Bring the kids along to Dingle Peninsula and Dingle Oceanworld. Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 6th (Mon) at Skellig Michael. The adventure continues: stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller and don't miss a visit to Eask Tower.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dingle road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Westport to Dingle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

County Kerry, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

3
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kilkenny Castle and Mayfield Birds of Prey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe), Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan) and The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy). There's still lots to do: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, hike along The Barrow Way, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Kilkenny in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Curracloe Beach, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, King of the Vikings
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Phoenix Park. Spend the 14th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stroll around St Stephens Green, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dublin road trip app.

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kilkenny in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Dublin, with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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