47 days in County Kerry Itinerary

47 days in County Kerry Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Minneapolis
+4
Fly + Bus + Tram + Foot + Train:  15 h 15 min
1
Killarney
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dingle
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Portmagee
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sneem
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Minneapolis

12
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step out of the city life by going to Killarney National Park and Carrantoohil. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Banna Strand and The Men's Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Listowel (Kerry Writer's Museum & Listowel Castle), Tralee (Kerry County Museum, The Playdium, &more) and Glenbeigh (Kerry Bog Village Museum & Rossbeigh Beach). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, view the masterpieces at Blackwater Woodturners, appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, and browse the exhibits of Norman McCloskey Photography.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip maker tool.

Minneapolis, USA to Killarney is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Killarney due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in July; daily highs in Killarney reach 65°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Tralee, Ballybunion, Listowel, Glenbeigh
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

13
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Gallarus Oratory and Dun Chaoin Pier. Get outdoors at Inch Beach and Dingle Peninsula. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dingle: Tralee Pitch & Putt Club (in Tralee) and Castlegregory (Glanteenassig Wood & Castlegregory Golf Links). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Fermoyle Beach, view the masterpieces at Penny's Pottery, and take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dingle tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portmagee.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Ventry, Dunquin, County Kerry, Castlegregory
Highlights from your plan
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

11
nights
Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. We've included these beaches for you: Ballinskelligs Beach and Waterville Beach. Skellig Michael and Cahergall Fort will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Portmagee: Cahersiveen (Kells Bay House & Gardens & QCs Clay Pigeon Shooting). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Skelligs Rock, tee off at Waterville Golf Links, stroll through Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bray Head Loop Walk.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Portmagee driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Dingle to Portmagee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sneem.

Things to do in Portmagee

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cahersiveen, Valentia Island, Waterville, Ballinskelligs, Skellig Michael
Highlights from your plan
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre ©
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre

9
nights
Sneem

Sneem ©
Sneem is a village situated on the Iveragh Peninsula (part of the Ring of Kerry), in County Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland. Get outdoors at Derrynane Beach and Valentia Island Sea Angling. Your inner history buff will appreciate Staigue Fort and Church Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sneem: Lough Currane (in Waterville), Valentia Dairy (in Valentia Island) and Irish Fairy Trails (in Caherdaniel). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Blueberry Hill Farm, explore the galleries of Brushwood Studios, contemplate the long history of The Way the Fairies Went, and cruise along Ballaghisheen Pass.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sneem vacation website.

Getting from Portmagee to Sneem by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Sneem sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 30th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Sneem

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Caherdaniel, Valentia Island, County Kerry, Waterville, Staigue Fort
Highlights from your plan
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Staigue Fort ©
Staigue Fort
Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry