17 days in County Donegal Itinerary

17 days in County Donegal Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Carrick
— 3 nights
2
Bundoran
— 4 nights
3
Letterkenny
— 4 nights
4
Malin Head
— 3 nights

3
nights
Carrick

Carrick ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carrick: Ardara (Assaranca Waterfall & Kilclooney Dolmen Donegal).

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Carrick tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Carrick is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Carrick. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Carrick are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bundoran.

Things to do in Carrick

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ardara, Malin Beg, Glencolmcille, Fintra Beach, Muckross Head Peninsula
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass
Glencolmcille Folk Village ©
Glencolmcille Folk Village

4
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Bundoran

Bundoran ©
Bundoran is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Explore Bundoran's surroundings by going to Abbey of the Four Masters (The Abbey) (in Donegal Town) and Dunkineely (Cyndi Graham Handweaving & St. John's Point). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, let little ones run wild at Dizzy's Den, stroll through Donegal Equestrian Centre, and examine the collection at Donegal Railway Heritage Centre.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bundoran travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Carrick to Bundoran takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Letterkenny.

Things to do in Bundoran

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Donegal Town, Ballyshannon, Dunkineely
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:
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Donegal Equestrian Centre ©
Donegal Equestrian Centre
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Lough Eske ©
Lough Eske

4
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Letterkenny

Letterkenny ©
As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
Explore Letterkenny's surroundings by going to Clonmany (Glenevin Waterfall, Mamore Gap, &more) and Dunfanaghy (Hornhead Loop, WW2 Memorial and Information Point, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Glenveagh Castle, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tropical World, and delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Letterkenny trip maker app.

Getting from Bundoran to Letterkenny by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Letterkenny can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Malin Head.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Clonmany, County Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Poison Glen
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:
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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park

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Malin Head

Malin Head ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Ballagh Studio, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross, thenkick back and relax at Culdaff Beach, and finally tee off at Ballyliffin Golf Club. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Five Fingers Strand, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wee House at Malin, thenlook for gifts at Wild Atlantic Gifts, and finally take some stellar pictures from Malin Head.

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

You can drive from Letterkenny to Malin Head in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Malin Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

County Donegal, Culdaff, Five Fingers Strand
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:
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Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Malin Head ©
Malin Head
Ballagh Studio ©
Ballagh Studio