7 days in Ireland & County Antrim Itinerary

7 days in Ireland & County Antrim Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland & County Antrim Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia, United States
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  13​h
End: Philadelphia, United States

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, and snap pictures at Ha'penny Bridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin road trip planning site .

Philadelphia, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Dublin is 5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in November, you will find days in Dublin are a bit cooler (50°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bushmills.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 29th (Fri), make a trip to Giant's Causeway, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Causeway Coastal Route, then kick back and relax at Portrush East Strand, and finally get great views at Larrybane Quarry.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Bushmills visit planning tool .

You can drive from Dublin to Bushmills in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Larrybane Quarry, Portrush East Strand
Highlights from your plan
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Portrush East Strand ©
Portrush East Strand

1
night
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cork trip builder .

Getting from Bushmills to Cork by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fota Wildlife Park
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Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

1
night
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Killarney driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Killarney, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

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