17 days in Belfast, Cushendall & Ireland Itinerary

17 days in Belfast, Cushendall & Ireland Itinerary

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Bus to Bush Iah Terminal C, Foot to Houston, Fly to Belfast City Airport
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— Few hours
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Cushendall, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Letterkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
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Sligo, Ireland
— Few hours
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Claddaghduff, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
— Few hours
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Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
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Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
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Inch, Ireland
— 1 day
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Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Ventry, Ireland
— Few hours
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Dunquin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Sneem, Ireland
— Few hours
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Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
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Lismore, Ireland
— 1 night
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Waterford, Ireland
— 1 night
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom

A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip itinerary planner.

Houston, USA to Belfast is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Houston to Belfast. Traveling from Houston in July, things will get colder in Belfast: highs are around 67°F and lows about 55°F. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to Cushendall.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Cushendall, United Kingdom

Your list of things to see and do now includes Giant's Causeway, Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House, Dunseverick Castle, and other attractions.

Plan trip to Cushendall with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Belfast to Cushendall in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Letterkenny.

Things to do in Cushendall

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Letterkenny, Ireland

As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
You've now added Mount Errigal to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Grianan Of Aileach, stroll the grounds of Killydonnell Friary, explore the historical opulence of Glenveagh Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church Dunlewey, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Errigal.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Letterkenny trip planner.

Getting from Cushendall to Letterkenny by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Letterkenny can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sligo.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): make a trip to The High Cross and then explore the ancient world of Glebe Stone Circles.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sligo day trip planner.

Sligo is just a short distance from Letterkenny. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Claddaghduff.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Claddaghduff, Ireland

Claddaghduff is a village in County Galway, Ireland. To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Claddaghduff trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Sligo to Claddaghduff in 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for Galway.

Things to do in Claddaghduff

Parks · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Dromoland Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Claddaghduff to Galway in 2 hours. July in Galway sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Galway

Golf · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Limerick, Ireland

Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Augustinian Friary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Limerick online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Galway to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Killarney, Ireland

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Killarney trip planner.

Drive from Limerick to Killarney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Killarney sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inch.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites

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Inch, Ireland

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rossbeigh Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rossbeigh Hill Walk, and then hike along The Caragh Lake Trail and Mountain Spur.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inch route maker site.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Inch takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Inch

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Minard Castle as well as Gallarus Oratory. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory, pause for some serene contemplation at St James' Church, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, then step into the grandiose world of Rahinnane Castle, and finally sample the fine beverages at Dingle Distillery. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Dingle Peninsula.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle day trip planner.

Dingle is just a stone's throw from Inch. In August, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Ventry.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Ventry, Ireland

Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntrá, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Dunbeg Fort.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ventry travel route builder app.

Ventry is just a stone's throw from Dingle. In August, daily temperatures in Ventry can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Dunquin.

Things to do in Ventry

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Dunquin, Ireland

On the 4th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then get great views at Dun Chaoin Pier, and then head off the coast to Great Blasket Island.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dunquin travel route planner.

Dunquin is just a short distance from Ventry. In August, daily temperatures in Dunquin can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Sneem.

Things to do in Dunquin

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sneem, Ireland

Sneem is a village situated on the Iveragh Peninsula (part of the Ring of Kerry), in County Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland. Ring of Kerry has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Cearbhall O’Dalaigh Memorial and then cruise along Ring of Kerry.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sneem online road trip planner.

Getting from Dunquin to Sneem by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sneem can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Sneem

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Carrigfadda Hill Walk.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cork journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Sneem to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Cork, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lismore.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Lismore, Ireland

Lismore is an historic town in County Waterford, in the province of Munster, Ireland.LocationLismore is located in the west of County Waterford, where the N72 road crosses the River Blackwater at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains (Irish: Sléibhte Chnoc Mhaoldomhnaigh), the mountain range which divides the counties of Tipperary and Waterford.TransportBus transportSince December 2015 significant improvements to the frequency of the Local Link bus service are in effect. On the 6th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Lismore Castle Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lismore planning site.

Traveling by car from Cork to Lismore takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lismore are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Waterford.

Things to do in Lismore

Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Waterford, Ireland

Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the galleries of Bishop's Palace, steep yourself in history at Curraghmore House, and then step into the grandiose world of Ormond Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Waterford trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Lismore to Waterford by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Waterford can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Waterford

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Marble City

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.
On the 8th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capuchin Friary, and finally explore the historical opulence of Huntington Castle.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip planner.

Drive from Waterford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
On the 9th (Fri), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin and then wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip planning app.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Dublin sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Belfast Castle and then step into the grandiose world of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belfast day trip planning tool.

Getting from Dublin to Belfast by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

Dingle Peninsula travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Ruins · Nightlife
Splashed by the crisp waters of the Atlantic and famed for its rugged natural scenery, the Dingle Peninsula features some of Ireland's highest mountains. Home to a large Irish-speaking population, the peninsula maintains its unhurried pace of life and a strong tradition of poetry, music, and storytelling. A place of many faces, the Dingle Peninsula boasts varied landscapes that include rocky hills, sandy beaches, ancient ruins, and staggering cliffs. To meet the locals and hear them tell stories in their native tongue, explore the small villages and their cozy pubs. Save time and avoid confusion on the road by purchasing a map of the peninsula, which provides both Irish and English versions of all place names.