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6 Reasons Why You Should Make Ireland Your Next Road Trip Destination

why visit ireland

Whether it’s the scenery you're dying to check out, the word-renowned dreamy countryside or even the countless UNESCO World Heritage Sites, take a look at 6 reasons to take a road trip in Ireland. Traveling to Ireland soon? Book your car rental with VroomVroomVroom to find great rates and the perfect car for your trip. 

The pristine coastlines

the cliffs of moher castle ireland

From Giant’s Causeway to the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland is filled with absolutely stunning coastlines. The stark cliffs, thriving nature and beautiful ocean views make road trips around Ireland unforgettable. Other must-see coastal areas include Ring of Kerry, Curracloe Strand Beach, Bray and Galway City. You’ll be able to experience this and more when you go on a road trip.

Historical architecture

rock of cashel castle

Think medieval sites such as Reginald’s Tower and Trim Castle to the impressive Rock of Cashel - Ireland really has it all. On your road trip around this fascinating place, you won’t fall short of historic sites to check out. Because Ireland is so rich in history, every place you visit will transport you back in time to the Stone Age. If you’re a lover of cobbled cottages, stunning Cathedrals set in some of the most spectacular locations, Ireland will be a dream come true.

Stunning beaches

sunset over inch beach on dingle peninsula

Although amazing beaches probably aren’t the first thing that come to mind when you think of Ireland, the mix of amazing coastlines that meet the shore are really something special. We recommend Inch Beach, Dog’s Bay Beach and Barleycove Beach.

Beautiful countryside

diamond hill connemara national park

When you think of Ireland, what comes to mind is probably picturesque scenery, and for good reason. Vast rollings hills and thriving nature is why going on a road trips is perfect. Connemara National Park and Glenveagh National Park are perfect places to revel in the Irish countryside.

Amazing hikes

the stairway to heaven cuilcagh mountain

Did you know that National Geographic voted Ireland as having some of the best hikes in the world? Giant’s Causeway hike, Marble Arch and Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail are must trys. People rave about hiking around Ireland because of its rolling hills, mountains and views, and we couldn’t agree more.

Some of the best drives in the world

view of coastal road dingle peninsula

From Galway to Westport or even Sheep’s Head Peninsula to Cork, the amount of epic roads trips right here in Ireland are aplenty. Stand outs for us include The Burren Loop and Yeats County and Lough Gill Scenic Loop. From discovering UNESCO World Heritage Sites to basking in the views along the way, the best way to explore Ireland is by car.

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