9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kilrush
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Salt Lake City

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: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in April; daily highs in Dublin reach 53°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

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

3
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.
Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Clare Coastal Walk Project (in Doolin), Liscannor (Cliffs of Moher & Hag's Head) and Caher Bridge Garden (in Ballyvaughan). There's lots more to do: explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Galway sightseeing site.

Drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Galway are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kilrush.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Westport, County Clare, Liscannor, Clare Coastal Walk Project, Caher Bridge Garden
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre

1
night
Kilrush

Kilrush ©
Kilrush is a coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. On the 24th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre and then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kilrush driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Galway to Kilrush in 1.5 hours. April in Kilrush sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilrush

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre ©
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre

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