8 days in Wales Itinerary

8 days in Wales Itinerary

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8 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + train:  17​h 45​min
1
Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Porthmadog
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Cardiff
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Llandudno is known for nature, theme parks, nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, and don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Llandudno road trip planning website .

Salt Lake City, USA to Llandudno is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Llandudno due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Salt Lake City in June, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Llandudno: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Snowdon, Bodnant Garden
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade

1
night
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, contemplate the long history of Beaumaris Courthouse, then take in nature's colorful creations at Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, then explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, and finally have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Beaumaris online trip maker .

You can drive from Llandudno to Beaumaris in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Beaumaris are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

1
night
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get outside with Dragon Raiders Activity Park, step into the grandiose world of Harlech Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Porthmadog trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Beaumaris to Porthmadog takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Porthmadog, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Harlech Castle, Portmeirion Village, Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Highlights from your plan
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Bay Island Voyages and then steep yourself in history at Big Pit National Coal Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cardiff trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Porthmadog to Cardiff takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Cardiff sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Big Pit National Coal Museum
Highlights from your plan
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

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