Vacation Ideas for Ireland

Vacation Ideas for Ireland #1:

Dursey Island is a wildlife paradise and a perfect place to walk. A spectacular cable car ride takes you across the Dursey Sound. There is not much on this 3 mile long island except sheep, a few residents and a lot of peace and quiet. You can hike the whole island.

Vacation Ideas for Ireland #2:

Phoenix Park is Europe's largest public park with landscaped gardens, ornamental lakes and large grasslands perfect for walking and jogging. Livestock and deer mix with games of soccer, polo and baseball. Dublin Zoo, the third oldest public zoo in the world, is located here along with the colorful People's Garden designed in 1864.

Vacation Ideas for Ireland #3:

Visit The National Stud Farm near Dublin. You can take a fully guided tour through the almost 1,000 acre home of some of Ireland's finest stallions, mares and foals. Also on the grounds is the National Stud Horse Museum that showcases the history of horses in Ireland from medieval times up to the present day racing horses.

Vacation Ideas for Ireland #4:

How about Ireland Castle Vacations. There are numerous Ireland hotel castles that are perfect for romance, adventure and just plain fun. And we are not talking about a cold, damp, and dreary experience. The accommodations are stylish, comfortable even luxurious. Take a trip back in time with a stay at an Irish castle.

Vacation Ideas for Ireland #5:

Newgrange is Ireland's best known prehistoric monument. This Ireland vacation spot sits on top of a hill near the Boyne River. Here you can tour the 5,000 year old burial ground that is considered an archeological wonder. It's a massive burial chamber made with over 200,000 tons of stone.

The precise construction rivals modern engineering capabilities. Inside are a myriad of passageways, tomb art, calender stones and lunar maps. Nearby are Knowth and the Hill of Tara tombs which are almost as spectacular.

Vacation Ideas for Ireland #6:

One of the world's top fifteen golf destinations is Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland. In 1951 it hosted the British Open Championship, the only course in the country to have that honor. Royal Portrush is known for its spectacular views of the sea and cliffs. It is also considered one of the most challenging courses in the world. Overlooking the links are the remains of the ruined 13th century Dunluce Castle and the ruins of St.Cuthbert's.

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