37 days in Ireland Itinerary

37 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Cork
— 3 nights
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Kenmare
— 3 nights
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Dingle
— 4 nights
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Bunratty
— 3 nights
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Lahinch
— 2 nights
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Inishmore
— 2 nights
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Ballyvaughan
— 3 nights
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Galway
— 4 nights
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Westport
— 3 nights
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Ballina
— 2 nights
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Sligo
— 2 nights

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Cork

Cork ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cobh Cathedral and The Donkey Sanctuary. Explore Cork's surroundings by going to Kinsale (Old Head Golf Links & Charles Fort). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, stop by Blarney Woollen Mills, don't miss a visit to University College Cork (UCC), and explore the galleries of Cork City Gaol.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cork trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Cork is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. In June, Cork is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kenmare.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

3
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Kenmare

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
Explore hidden gems such as Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm and Garinish Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Kenmare: Drombeg Stone Circle (in Skibbereen) and Barleycove Beach (in Schull). The adventure continues: walk around Gleninchaquin Park, tee off at Kenmare Golf Club, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kenmare online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kenmare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Kenmare, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kenmare

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Gleninchaquin Park ©
Gleninchaquin Park
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island

3
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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, stroll through Torc Mountain Walk, and appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Kenmare to Killarney in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk

4
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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Slea Head Drive and Great Blasket Island. When in Dingle, make a side trip to see Skelligs Chocolate Co. in Ballinskelligs, approximately Ballinskelligs away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dingle online day trip planner.

Getting from Killarney to Dingle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Dingle are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

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Bunratty

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hore Abbey and University of Limerick. Change things up with these side-trips from Bunratty: St. Flannan's Cathedral (in Killaloe) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, take an in-depth tour of Craggaunowen, look for gifts at The Lawrence Collection, and contemplate the long history of Knappogue Castle.

Plan a Bunratty trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Dingle to Bunratty by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bunratty are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Lahinch.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
Knappogue Castle ©
Knappogue Castle

2
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Lahinch

Lahinch ©
Home to a renowned gulf club, Lahinch has become better known as a surfing spot in recent years.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, then look for gifts at Irish Crafts - Doolin, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lahinch vacation planner.

You can drive from Bunratty to Lahinch in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Lahinch, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Lahinch

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave
Irish Crafts - Doolin ©
Irish Crafts - Doolin

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), then explore the ancient world of Dun Eochla, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, and then hike along The Wormhole.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Inishmore trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Lahinch to Inishmore takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ballyvaughan.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches) ©
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches)

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Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan ©
Nestled between the coast of Galway Bay and the hills of the Burren, the small, scenic harbor village of Ballyvaughan serves as a hub for exploring the region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Burren Birds of Prey Centre and The Burren. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ballyvaughan: Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Father Ted's House (in Burren National Park). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, and look for gifts at Hazel Mountain Chocolates.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ballyvaughan online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Ballyvaughan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ballyvaughan can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Ballyvaughan

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Burren ©
The Burren
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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Galway

Galway ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Abbey of Cong and Ashford Castle. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, make a trip to Quay Street, walk around Eyre Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Galway trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ballyvaughan to Galway in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Atlantic Drive on Achill Island and The Great Western Greenway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Sky Rd (in Clifden) and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, stop by Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and try out the rides at The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House.

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

Traveling by car from Galway to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ballina.

Things to do in Westport

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre ©
Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

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Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Ceide Fields, go for a walk through Downpatrick Head, and then admire the landmark architecture of Rosserk Friary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Mount Falcon Estate, then work some fitness into your day at Belleek Castle Museum, and then stop by Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ballina day trip website.

You can drive from Westport to Ballina in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Ballina can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sligo.

Things to do in Ballina

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Ceide Fields ©
Ceide Fields
Downpatrick Head ©
Downpatrick Head
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum

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Sligo

Sligo ©
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 (Sat): walk around Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Arigna Mining Experience, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Knocknarea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Yeats's Grave, take in the dramatic scenery at Glencar Waterfall, then make a trip to Sligo Abbey, and finally stroll the grounds of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sligo travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Ballina to Sligo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Knocknarea ©
Knocknarea
Lough Key Forest and Activity Park ©
Lough Key Forest and Activity Park
Glencar Waterfall ©
Glencar Waterfall

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