51 days in Caribbean, Europe & United States Itinerary

51 days in Caribbean, Europe & United States Itinerary

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51 days in Caribbean, Europe & United States Itinerary

Start: Ottawa, Canada
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Nassau, Bahamas
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Harbour Island, Bahamas
— 1 night
+2
ferry + taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Staniel Cay, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Eleuthera, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
George Town, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Banchory, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Ballantrae, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
14
Malin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
15
Buncrana, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
16
Dunfanaghy, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
17
Narin-Portnoo, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
18
Killala, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
19
Westport, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
20
Belmullet, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
21
Achill Island, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
22
Honolulu, United States
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
23
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Ottawa, Canada

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Paradise Island, Bahamas

Paradise Island ©
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Take a break from the city and head to Ocean Club Golf Course and Paradise Island Golf Club. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Rose Island, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Predator Lagoon, and look for gifts at Bahama Craft Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paradise Island day trip website .

Ottawa, Canada to Paradise Island is an approximately 9-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Ottawa in April, things will get much warmer in Paradise Island: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Nassau.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Paradise Island Golf Club ©
Paradise Island Golf Club
Spas & Wellness
Rose Island ©
Rose Island

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Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Step out of the city life by going to Cable Beach and Blue Lagoon Island. We've included these beaches for you: Cabbage Beach and Junkanoo Beach. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Arawak Cay.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Nassau trip maker website .

Nassau is just a stone's throw from Paradise Island. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach
Arawak Cay ©
Arawak Cay

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Harbour Island, Bahamas

Harbour Island ©
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pink Sands Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Harbour Island visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Nassau to Harbour Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Nassau in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Harbour Island: highs are around 38°C and lows about 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Staniel Cay.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Staniel Cay, Bahamas

Staniel Cay ©
The remote and pristine island of Staniel Cay has a reputation as being one of the most untouched and unspoiled islands in the area.
On the 29th (Mon), head outdoors with Pig Beach - Big Major Cay and then Head underground at Thunderball Grotto.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Staniel Cay online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Harbour Island to Staniel Cay in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Eleuthera.

Things to do in Staniel Cay

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Thunderball Grotto ©
Thunderball Grotto
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay ©
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay

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Eleuthera, Bahamas

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at French Leave Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Ten Bay Beach and Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve. There's lots more to do: stroll through Gaulding's Cay, get a taste of the local shopping with Eleuthera Island Farm, and take in the dramatic natural features at Glass Window.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Eleuthera trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Staniel Cay to Eleuthera in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Ten Bay Beach ©
Ten Bay Beach
French Leave Beach ©
French Leave Beach

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George Town, Bahamas

George Town ©
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coco Plum Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then kick back and relax at Beaches of Stocking Island.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the George Town journey planner .

Getting from Eleuthera to George Town by combination of car and flight takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in George Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Great Exuma
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Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Coco Plum Beach ©
Coco Plum Beach

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Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stop by The Art of Giving, enjoy the sand and surf at Taino Beach, and then kick back and relax at Gold Rock Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Groves, kick back and relax at Xanadu Beach, and then take in the views from Casuarina Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Bahama Island tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from George Town to Grand Bahama Island in 3.5 hours. May in Grand Bahama Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Xanadu Beach ©
Xanadu Beach
Taino Beach ©
Taino Beach

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): head outdoors with Moose X-Training Ltd, wander the streets of Hampstead, then take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tooting Common. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Greenwich and then look for all kinds of wild species at One Tree Hill.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Grand Bahama Island to London takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Bahama Island to London is 5 hours. Traveling from Grand Bahama Island in May, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife
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Hampstead ©
Hampstead
Greenwich ©
Greenwich
One Tree Hill ©
One Tree Hill

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Canal Saint-Martin. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (Golf de la Boulie & Palace of Versailles). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 15th (Wed), take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally stroll through Portobello Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill and then examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh route builder website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Edinburgh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Edinburgh at 17°C and lows at 7°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Banchory.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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Banchory, United Kingdom

Banchory ©
Banchory is a burgh or town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Balmoral Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Royal Lochnagar Distillery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Muick. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Dunnottar Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stonehaven Beach, and then look for gifts at Aunty Bettys.

Find out how to plan Banchory trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Edinburgh to Banchory by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Banchory are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Banchory

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Stonehaven, Ballater
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Loch Muick ©
Loch Muick
Royal Lochnagar Distillery ©
Royal Lochnagar Distillery
Stonehaven Beach ©
Stonehaven Beach

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Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Glencoe, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then don't miss a visit to Ballachulish Slate Quarry.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William tour planner .

Traveling by car from Banchory to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ballantrae.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Ballachulish Slate Quarry, Glen Coe
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

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Ballantrae, United Kingdom

Ballantrae ©
Ballantrae is a community in Carrick, South Ayrshire, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Glenwhan Gardens and then visit a coastal fixture at Port Logan Lighthouse.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ballantrae day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Ballantrae takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Malin.

Things to do in Ballantrae

Parks Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Glenwhan Gardens, Little Turnberry Farm & Chicken Nest, A D Rattray's Whisky Experience & Whisky Shop, Port Logan Lighthouse
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Malin, Ireland

Malin ©
On the 23rd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Doagh Famine Village, then stroll through Culdaff Beach, and then stroll through Five Fingers Strand.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Malin travel route planner.

You can drive from Ballantrae to Malin in 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Malin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Malin

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Doagh Famine village, Culdaff Beach
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Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village

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Buncrana, Ireland

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Glenevin Waterfall, cruise along Mamore Gap, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunree Bay. On the next day, kick back and relax at Buncrana Beach, then don't miss a visit to Inishowen, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lisfannon Strand.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Buncrana online trip itinerary maker .

Buncrana is very close to Malin. In May in Buncrana, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Buncrana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Clonmany, Inishowen
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Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall
Inishowen ©
Inishowen

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Dunfanaghy, Ireland

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marble Hill Strand.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dunfanaghy tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Buncrana to Dunfanaghy by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Dunfanaghy, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Narin-Portnoo.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Marble Hill Strand ©
Marble Hill Strand

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Narin-Portnoo, Ireland

Narin-Portnoo ©
On the 26th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Mullaghmore Coast.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Narin-Portnoo road trip app .

Traveling by car from Dunfanaghy to Narin-Portnoo takes 1.5 hours. May in Narin-Portnoo sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Killala.

Things to do in Narin-Portnoo

Outdoors Golf Beaches

Side Trip

Mullaghmore Coast
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Narin & Portnoo Links ©
Narin & Portnoo Links
Mullaghmore Coast ©
Mullaghmore Coast

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Killala, Ireland

Killala ©
Killala is a village in County Mayo in Ireland, north of Ballina. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Moyne Abbey, then kick back and relax at Carrowmore Beach, and then tee off at Enniscrone Golf Club.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Killala trip planner .

Traveling by car from Narin-Portnoo to Killala takes 3 hours. In May in Killala, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Westport.

Things to do in Killala

Outdoors Golf Beaches

Side Trip

Enniscrone Golf Club
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Enniscrone Golf Club ©
Enniscrone Golf Club
Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey

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Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to The Coffin Ship and then explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): kick back and relax at Silver Strand and then take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Westport tour planner .

Traveling by car from Killala to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Killala in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Westport, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belmullet.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Silver Strand, Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
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Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

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Belmullet, Ireland

Belmullet ©
Belmullet or Béal an Mhuirthead is a coastal Gaeltacht town with a population of around 1,000 on the Mullet Peninsula in the barony of Erris, County Mayo, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): hike along Erris Head Loop Walk, take in panoramic vistas at Dun na mBo, and then tee off at Carne Golf Links.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Belmullet online travel route planner .

Drive from Westport to Belmullet in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Belmullet

Outdoors Golf Trails
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Erris Head Loop Walk ©
Erris Head Loop Walk
Carne Golf Links ©
Carne Golf Links
Dun na mBo ©
Dun na mBo

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Achill Island, Ireland

Achill Island ©
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Deserted Village, then kick back and relax at Keel Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Achill Heritage Centre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mulranny Strand. On the next day, explore the activities along Keem Bay.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Achill Island driving holiday planner .

Drive from Belmullet to Achill Island in 1.5 hours. June in Achill Island sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mulranny Strand
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Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach
Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand
Keem Bay
Keem Bay

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then stroll through Kailua Beach Park.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Achill Island to Honolulu. The time zone difference when traveling from Achill Island to Honolulu is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Achill Island in June, expect Honolulu to be warmer, temps between 35°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, United States

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Holei Sea Arch. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and then contemplate the geological forces at Kīlauea.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Honolulu to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Honolulu in June since evenings lows in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilo Coffee Mill, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
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Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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