12 days in Dublin & Northern Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Dublin & Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rochester, United States
Fly:  13 h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Rochester, United States

5
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.
Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary tool.

Rochester, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Rochester to Dublin. In June, Dublin is slightly colder than Rochester - with highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

5
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belfast: Coast Rd (in Larne), Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy) and Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, tee off at Royal County Down Golf Club, enjoy some diversion at Clearsky Adventure Centre Northern Ireland, and get lost in a book at Ballynahinch Library.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip maker site.

Drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Coast Rd, Steensons Jewelers, Royal County Down Golf Club, Clearsky Adventure Centre Northern Ireland, Ulster Aviation Society
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Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route

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