Ireland is a beautiful country filled with rolling green hills, castles, beautiful sheer cliffs, Guinness beer, and ultra-friendly locals. Dublin is a lively city with great pubs and history while the country is filled with beautiful landscapes and castles, so it’s hard not to have a good time here. The country’s small size makes it easy to explore regardless of the length of your trip.
Stormont Hotel Belfast
Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3LP, UK
Galgorm Resort & Spa
136 Fenaghy Rd, Ballymena BT42 1EA, UK
Beech Hill Country House
32 Ardmore Rd, Londonderry BT47 3QP, UK
Ashling Hotel Dublin
Parkgate St, Arran Quay, Dublin 8, Ireland
Day 1. Welcome to Dublin!
Pick up your rental car at the airport and take off to your first accommodation in Belfast.You’ll be here for two nights so you can enjoy a traditional Irish dinner at the hotel one night and venture out to explore the city of Belfast the other.
Day 2. Belfast
Take advantage of your included admission to the Titanic Belfast experience today. This is a self-guided tour so you can explore at your own pace; take part in the 3D experience where you can tour the ship!
Day 3. Belfast – Derry
Use your included admission to Giant’s Causeway this morning. This natural wonder will take your breath away!
Head to Derry for your next two nights. The drive will take you just under two hours. Enjoy the rest of the day in Derry at leisure. Take a walk across Peace Bridge and enjoy views of the River Foyle or shop the homemade wares at the popular Craft Village!
Day 4. Derry
Derry is a city bursting with history! Be sure to explore the Derry City Walls and the Bloody Sunday Memorial.
Visit the neo-gothic Guildhall and explore the extensive visitor center, or explore the St. Columb’s Cathedral, whose silhouette dominates the city skyline.
Day 5. Derry – Enniskillen
Next, take the drive to in Enniskillen where you will stay for one night. This drive will take you a little under two hours from Derry.
You will be situated between Castle Hume Lough and Lower Lough Erne.
Day 6. Enniskillen – Dublin
When you leave Enniskillen you are going to take the drive to the capital city of Dublin! The drive is about 2 hours but when you arrive you will not be disappointed.
Day 7. Dublin
While in Dublin, there are a few must-see sites including Trinity College, home of the famous Book of Kells, Temple Bar, and of course, the Guinness Factory. Dublin has a vibrant atmosphere, so wander the cobblestone streets and discover all it has to offer! Don’t forget to use your included admission to Christ Church Cathedral.
Day 8. Depart Dublin
Today you will head back to America. ˇYou’ll have a short drive to Dublin Airport so you’ll be able to relax and not feel as rushed as you prepare to depart Ireland.