This article gives the reader step by step tips on visiting the famed emerald isle of Ireland. The advice in the article spans ways to better understand Ireland’s rich, vast history, to where to stay. Some of the advice is general such as, ” decide what you want to see,” to more specifics regarding transportation and local customs.
- Get to know the country. The official website Tourism Ireland is a good starting point, as it includes information about the people, places and history of Ireland. Buy a book of Irish folklore before you plan your trip, or simply look around the Internet for Irish tales and legends.
- Book your stay. Once you know where you are going, check out sites such as Priceline, Travelocity, Hotels.com and DiscoverIreland.com for hotel information. Consider booking bed and breakfast accommodations in the countryside if you choose to take a driving door.
- Bundoran has surfing, Connemara has hiking, County Antrim is known for its cycling paths, and traditional Irish music abounds in places like Killarney and Galway, according to Lonely Planet.
“Many Americans enjoy venturing south to County Kerry, where the Ring of Kerry offers some of the prettiest views on the island.”