5 days in Dundalk & Carlingford Itinerary

5 days in Dundalk & Carlingford Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Louth vacation planner

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Dundalk
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Carlingford
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Dundalk

— 2 nights
Dundalk is the county town of County Louth, Ireland. Kids will enjoy Irish Military War Museum & Family Park and Bru na Boinne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dundalk: Newgrange (in Donore), Slane (Slane Castle & Newgrange Farm) and The Zone (in Navan). The adventure continues: walk around Stephenstown Pond Nature Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas' Roman Catholic Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dundalk journey maker site.

Belfast, UK to Dundalk is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August in Dundalk, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Carlingford.

Things to do in Dundalk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Carlingford

— 2 nights
Carlingford is a coastal town and civil parish in northern County Louth, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): go for a stroll along the water at Carlingford Marina, delve into the distant past at King John's Castle, test your team's savvy at Escape HQ, then look for gifts at Garrett Mallon Design House, and finally appreciate the history behind Folklore Park, Fairy village and Proposal Stones. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at Pearl Beauty, whizz through the canopy at Skypark, and then take in the pleasant sights at Carlingford to Omeath Greenway.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Carlingford sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Dundalk to Carlingford in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carlingford

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Adventure