10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Bus + Fly:  10 h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kilrush
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Newark

3
nights
Dublin

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 museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, walk around St Stephens Green, and steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Dublin vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Newark, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in August, with highs in Dublin at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

2
nights
Galway

Galway ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and then make a trip to Quay Street. On your second day here, hike along The Wormhole, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Eyre Square.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Galway are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Wormhole
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive and then delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Dingle are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kilrush.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

1
night
Kilrush

Kilrush ©
Kilrush is a coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. On the 9th (Mon), go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Vandeleur Walled Garden, and then head off the coast to Scattery Island.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kilrush trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Kilrush in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilrush

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kilkee Cliff Walk
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Vandeleur Walled Garden ©
Vandeleur Walled Garden

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