30 days in Ireland & Hawaii Itinerary

30 days in Ireland & Hawaii Itinerary

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Start: Dublin, Ireland
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Kenmare, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Dingle, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Galway, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Westport, Ireland
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Tram + Bus + Fly:  24 h
7
Honolulu, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Dublin, Ireland


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4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Popular historic sites such as Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. There's lots more to do: visit Temple Bar, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. In July in Dublin, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

4
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Take a break from the city and head to Wexford Wildfowl Reserve and Mayfield Birds of Prey. Get some historical perspective at Kilkenny Castle and Jerpoint Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle, step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kenmare.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Curracloe Beach, Rock of Cashel
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach

3
nights
Kenmare, Ireland

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Staigue Fort and Blackwater Woodturners. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Barleycove Beach and Derrynane Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kenmare: Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, stroll through Old Kenmare Road, get outside with Ring of Beara, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kenmare trip planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Kenmare in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Kenmare sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kenmare

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Beara Way, Derrynane Beach, Staigue Fort, Barleycove Beach, Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park

4
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dingle Peninsula. Your inner history buff will appreciate Skellig Michael and St.James Church. There's still lots to do: cruise along Slea Head Drive, examine the collection at The Great Blasket Centre and Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, and enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach.

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Traveling by car from Kenmare to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Inch Beach, The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

4
nights
Galway, Ireland

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.
Popular historic sites such as Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Cliffs of Moher and Scattery Island. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin), Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan) and Burren National Park (in Corofin). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, walk around South Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Galway travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Galway takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Galway sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Castlefergus Equestrian, Scattery Island, Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

4
nights
Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Appreciate the collections at Michael Davitt Museum and Granuaile Heritage Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Lost Valley and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Keem Bay (in Dooagh), Belleek Castle Museum (in Ballina) and Achill Island (Deserted Village & Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Ceide Fields, grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, don't miss a visit to Moyne Abbey, and ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Westport online day trip planner.

Drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Achill Island, Louisburgh, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Michael Davitt Museum, Belleek Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum

4
nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Relax by the water at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park, Waimea Bay, &more). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Westport to Honolulu takes 24 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Westport in August, expect Honolulu to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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