18 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly
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St Ives, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wareham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Drive to Lymington, Ferry to Yarmouth, Drive to Newport
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Newport, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Ferry to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Fly to St. Helier
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St. Helier, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bamburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive to Aberdeen Dyce Airport, Fly to Idaho Falls

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Dublin, Ireland — 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chester Beatty and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bru na Boinne and Teeling Whiskey Distillery. Spend the 6th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

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Idaho Falls, USA to Dublin is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Idaho Falls to Dublin. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Idaho Falls in October since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to St Ives.
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St Ives, United Kingdom — 2 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. On the 8th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, then kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, and then kick back and relax at Carbis Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, admire the masterpieces at Tate St. Ives, then admire the natural beauty at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and finally kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St Ives trip itinerary app.

Getting from Dublin to St Ives by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wareham.
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Wareham, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. On the 10th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and then examine the collection at Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Studland beach and Nature Reserve.

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Drive from St Ives to Wareham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from St Ives in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 45°F in Wareham. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Newport.
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Newport, United Kingdom — 2 nights

On the 12th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Godshill Model Village, identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, and then get engrossed in the history at Carisbrooke Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Monkey Haven - Primate Rescue Centre and then steep yourself in history at Osborne House.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Newport day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Wareham to Newport in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Helier.
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St. Helier, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Maritime Museum, step into the grandiose world of Elizabeth Castle, then don't miss a visit to Liberation Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Mont Orgueil Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read St. Helier trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Newport to St. Helier in 4 hours. Traveling from Newport in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 52°F in St. Helier. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to fly to York.
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York, United Kingdom — 2 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 16th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Yorkshire Air Museum, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and then identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The York Dungeon, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the York trip planner.

You can fly from St. Helier to York in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from St. Helier in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 45°F in York. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bamburgh.
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Bamburgh, United Kingdom — 1 night

Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bamburgh trip planning app.

Getting from York to Bamburgh by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.
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Inverness, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 19th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a dose of the wild on Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to Inverness takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bamburgh in October, plan for little chillier nights in Inverness, with lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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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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United Kingdom travel guide

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Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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