19 days in Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

19 days in Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Dingle, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Liscannor, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 4 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find out how to plan a trip to Edinburgh, use our trip itinerary maker.

Miami, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Edinburgh is 5 hours. Traveling from Miami in June, expect Edinburgh to be cooler, temps between 63°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Family-friendly places like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Temple Bar will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around St Stephens Green, admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary app.

Fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.
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Dingle, Ireland — 4 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Slea Head Drive and Skellig Michael. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coumeenoole Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dingle road trip planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Dingle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dingle are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Liscannor.
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Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature
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Liscannor, Ireland — 3 nights

Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Family-friendly places like Cliffs of Moher and Scattery Island will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Liscannor side-trips: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Dolphinwatch (in Carrigaholt). Spend the 13th (Wed) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. There's more to do: tee off at Lahinch Golf Club.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor day trip planner.

Getting from Dingle to Liscannor by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Kilkenny, Ireland — 3 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Curracloe Beach and Kilkenny Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Ferns Castle in Ferns (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: walk around Irish National Heritage Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, browse the exhibits of Rothe House and Garden, and get a dose of the wild on Hawkeye School of Falconry.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny day trip website.

Drive from Liscannor to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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Ireland travel guide

4.4
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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