6 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Belfast
— 1 night
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Newcastle
— 1 night
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Newry
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Armagh
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Enniskillen
— 1 night
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Omagh
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Castlederg
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Strabane
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Derry
— 1 night
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Portrush
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Bushmills
— 1 night
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Ballintoy
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Ballycastle
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Cushendun
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Glenarm
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Carrickfergus
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Belfast — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kelly's Cellars. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): join in the after-dark buzz at Kelly's Cellars.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast day trip planner.

Edinburgh to Belfast is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Belfast are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Newcastle.
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Newcastle — 1 night

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Newcastle day trip app.

Getting from Belfast to Newcastle by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newcastle can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for Newry.
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Newry

Newry is a city in Northern Ireland, from Belfast and from Dublin. To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Newry trip builder tool.

Getting from Newcastle to Newry by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Newry can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel to Armagh.
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Armagh

Armagh is the county town of County Armagh in Northern Ireland, as well as a civil parish. Your day by day itinerary now includes Armagh Robinson Library. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): browse the collection at Armagh Robinson Library.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Armagh trip builder tool.

Armagh is very close to Newry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Enniskillen.
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Enniskillen — 1 night

Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Enniskillen road trip planning app.

Getting from Armagh to Enniskillen by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Enniskillen sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Omagh.
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Omagh

Omagh is the county town of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Omagh day trip planner.

You can drive from Enniskillen to Omagh in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 21st (Thu), you're off to Castlederg.
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Castlederg

Castlederg is a village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Castlederg trip planner.

Castlederg is very close to Omagh. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 21st (Thu), you're off to Strabane.
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Strabane

Strabane, historically spelt Straban, is a town in West Tyrone, Northern Ireland. For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Strabane trip itinerary builder site.

Strabane is just a short distance from Castlederg. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for Derry on the 21st (Thu).
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Derry — 1 night

Maiden City

Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Derry road trip planner.

Derry is just a stone's throw from Strabane. In July, daytime highs in Derry are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Portrush.
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Portrush

Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Your day by day itinerary now includes Giant's Causeway as well as Dunluce Castle. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle and then explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway.

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You can drive from Derry to Portrush in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Portrush, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bushmills.
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Bushmills — 1 night

Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bushmills trip planner.

Bushmills is very close to Portrush. In July in Bushmills, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ballintoy.
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Ballintoy

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ballintoy trip builder app.

Ballintoy is just a short distance from Bushmills. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to Ballycastle.
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Ballycastle

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballycastle trip planner.

Ballycastle is just a short distance from Ballintoy. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Cushendun.
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Cushendun

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Cushendun trip builder.

Cushendun is just a short distance from Ballycastle. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to Glenarm.
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Glenarm

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Glenarm online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cushendun to Glenarm takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Glenarm can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Carrickfergus.
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Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus, colloquially known as "Carrick", is a large town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Carrickfergus trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Glenarm to Carrickfergus in an hour. In July in Carrickfergus, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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Northern Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Unlike the place travelers found several decades ago, the Northern Ireland of today is a rejuvenated and dynamic region attracting increasing amounts of tourism. Belfast, the region’s biggest urban center and capital, is a hip city with vibrant nightlife and a thriving gourmet culinary scene, providing an extensive list of indulgent things to do. The region’s renowned coastline, featuring the World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway, is an attractive holiday destination for hikers, cyclists, photographers, and other adventurers of all descriptions. Northern Ireland has seen more than its fair share of political and economic unrest, yet the people of this region have always remained proud of their cultural and artistic heritage, providing visitors with a warm hospitality hard to find almost anywhere else in the world.
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County Antrim travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Bridges · Castles
The rugged landscapes of County Antrim include the Giant’s Causeway, a World Heritage Site widely regarded as one of the most striking locations in the world. The area is also known for its production of whiskey, as well as the lively nightlife of the modern seaside resorts. The county’s coastal scenery is part of a giant outdoor adventure playground, with challenging hiking trails and rock-climbing sites fit for the most extreme adventure-seekers. Evade crowding at the county’s most popular sites by visiting numerous quaint villages nestled deep inside lush river valleys.
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