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Prepare to fall for the vibrant culture, rugged coastline and ancient landmarks of the Emerald Isle on your Ireland vacation. You could discover iconic Irish highlights and hidden gems on one of these tours to Ireland from the USA.

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Ireland Vacation Packages from the USA

Thinking about tours to Ireland from the USA? You’re in the right place!

Ireland is a fantastic place to come on vacation. You could delve deep into Irish culture, experience the picturesque scenery, and even explore your heritage if you have Irish roots.

Ireland self-drive and privately guided vactions give you the freedom to explore the country your way. Or join a guided small group package, if you'd like to journey around Ireland with like-minded travellers. Expect medieval Irish castles, rugged coastline and gorgeous green countryside on your trip to Ireland.

When you book one of Nordic Visitor’s trips to Ireland, you get handpicked accommodation, local transport, access to our 24/7 helpline, and many other benefits as part of the package. You’ll also enjoy the personal service of your own dedicated travel consultant.

Get in touch via our toll-free numbers or live chat and we'll happily plan your Ireland adventure.

 

— WHY US?

Why book with Nordic Visitor

  • Specialists in Ireland vacations
  • Flexible and customisable tour options
  • Experienced travel agency that takes care of all the details for you
  • Dedicated to providing personalised, quality service

 

VISIT IRELAND ON A WEEK-LONG GETAWAY

Immerse yourself in Irish history with a 6 to 8-day itinerary around the country. See Dublin and the west coast, admiring highlights and lesser-known gems along the way. These packages include comfortable accommodation, local transport and more.

Ireland
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Self-drive
8 days / 7 nights
4.9
Apr - Oct

Scenic Ireland

1758EUR

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8 days / 7 nights
Apr - Oct

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Guided Groups
8 days / 7 nights
4.6
Apr - Oct

Wonders of Ireland

Cliffs of Moher & the Ring of Kerry

3883EUR

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8 days / 7 nights
Apr - Oct

3883EUR

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Ireland
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Privately Guided
7 days / 6 nights
Apr - Oct

Express Ireland - Private

4202EUR

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7 days / 6 nights
Apr - Oct

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Privately Guided
8 days / 7 nights
Apr - Oct

Scenic Ireland - Private

5112EUR

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8 days / 7 nights
Apr - Oct

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STAY LONGER & VISIT SCOTLAND TOO

Stay for 10 days or more to explore Ireland at a leisurely pace. Or you could combine your Irish adventure with a journey around Scotland. Choose from these extended itineraries to delve deeper into the Celtic countries.

Ireland
Self-drive
14 days / 13 nights
Apr - Oct

Classic Ireland at Leisure

3016EUR

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14 days / 13 nights
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Self-drive
10 days / 9 nights
Apr - Oct

Scenic Ireland & The South Coast

2183EUR

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10 days / 9 nights
Apr - Oct

2183EUR

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Ireland
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Self-drive
14 days / 13 nights
Apr - Oct

Complete Ireland

3081EUR

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14 days / 13 nights
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Ireland
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Self-drive
17 days / 16 nights
4.6
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Grand Tour of Ireland

3818EUR

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17 days / 16 nights
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Ireland Travel Experts

As a travel agency based in Northern Europe, Nordic Visitor knows how to make the most of your time in Ireland. We offer a variety of self-drive and guided tours that include the must-see attractions as well as lesser-known highlights that are hand-picked by our own Ireland travel experts. 

To ensure a stress-free trip, we handle all the local details for you – accommodations, activities, local transportation, ferries, and other services.

We can also customise your chosen tour to your needs and tastes. If you decide you want to add extra nights at a certain location, for example, your personal Nordic Visitor travel consultant will be happy to make suggestions and modify your itinerary.

Customer Experiences Of Ireland Tours

Don’t just imagine your visit to Ireland - read what our amazing guests have to say!

Ann, United States
Classic Ireland, October 2023

So happy I found Nordic Visitor!

I'm so happy I found Nordic Visitor! Our 10-day self-drive tour of Ireland made our trip feel like a carefree vacation. The accommodation were outstanding, and finding ourselves within walking distance of city centres was wonderful. Our hotels/inns offered lovely breakfasts and some had excellent evening dining on-site. The Nordic Visitor travel guide was a pleasure to follow, filled with many choices to plan our daily excursions. Nordic Visitor is highly professional and thorough, from website to bookings. We appreciate all the planning Chris put into creating a fantastic itinerary for us!

John, United States
Scenic Ireland, July 2023

Top notch

This was excellent. We truly enjoyed our experience. We accomplished about 90% of the suggested sites. They were all top notch. Hotels and accommodation were all great. I would recommend to anyone going to visit Ireland and I will use them again when we go to Scotland.

Suzanne, United States
Scenic Ireland, October 2023

Extremely helpful

Nordic Visitor offers a package for every type of traveller. Travel consultants are extremely helpful and steer travellers to the perfect package to meet their interests.

Barbara, United States
Express Scotland & Ireland, July 2023

Truly enjoyed our trip

Truly enjoyed our trip to Scotland and Ireland and the ease in travel. The itinerary booklets and maps were essential and used daily during our trip. We loved our trip and have shared your website with several friends already. We have 2 sets of friends looking at doing the same trip next year and one considering your Iceland package. Look forward to booking with you again!

Pamela, United States
Wonders of Ireland, August 2023

The best trip I've ever been on

This was a great tour, well laid out and hitting the highlights. Touring with a small group is always much smoother and more amicable and our group became fast friends. I can't say enough about our tour guide Brian. He brought a wealth of knowledge, not only about our destinations, but also local history, geography, language, customs as well as funny anecdotes. My daughter-in-law said "This was the best trip I've ever been on".

Caitlin, United States
Wonders of Ireland, July 2023

So grateful we went with Nordic Visitor

We had such an amazing experience with Nordic Visitor who hosted the "Wonders of Ireland" 8-day tour. The group was small, 16 people, so we could use a large van rather than the huge buses that take forever for people to load/unload at each stop. The hotels were top notch, the sites we visited were diverse and enjoyable (distilleries, castles, gardens, waterfalls). Our tour guide Brian was truly incredible. He had a wealth of knowledge about the history, music and folklore of Ireland. He made the trip both informative and fun, and helped the group come together with his warm and engaging personality. Melissa our driver was also fantastic - kind, helpful and chatty. They both went above and beyond to ensure everyone was cared for and enjoyed the journey. I was torn about which company to use, and am so grateful we went with Nordic Visitor.

Jean, United States
Classic Ireland - Private, August 2023

I will use Nordic Visitor again!

We toured the highlights of Ireland via private vehicle and guide. All of our accommodation were very nice and what we requested. Our guide/driver was excellent! He went the extra mile for us in every way. The Nordic Visitor representative listened to what we wanted for our trip and delivered a great package. I was sent in depth details of the sites we could see at each stop and suggestions as to their top three choices. All the information provided was very helpful. I will use this company again!

Alistair, New Zealand
Scenic Ireland - Private, June 2023

First-rate

Nordic Visitor's website and logistics were first-rate. Overall we had a wonderful time getting to see Scotland and Ireland, connecting with ancestry and generally enjoying all the arrangements made for us.

Flights to Ireland

It’s easy to fly from major airports in the USA to Dublin Airport (DUB) in Ireland, with direct flights or short layovers in other US or European cities. Approximate flight times are 6 hours from Boston and New York, 7 hours from Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington, 13 hours from Los Angeles, and 14 hours from San Francisco.

Below are airlines that offer flights to Ireland from the USA:

Aer Lingus: from numerous US cities
American Airlines: from numerous US cities
United: from numerous US cities
Delta: from numerous US cities
Lufthansa: from numerous US cities
Air Canada: from numerous US cities
West Jet: from numerous US cities
British Airways: via London

We recommend checking with the airlines for flight availability and timetables. Flights are not included in Nordic Visitor packages, but all of our itineraries can be customised with extra nights in Dublin if you’d like to rest up after your journey.

IRELAND PACKAGES BY LOCAL TRAVEL SPECIALISTS

What would you like to experience in Ireland? Our Ireland travel experts have created thrilling tour packages for your dream trip.

IDEAS FOR PACKAGE TOURS TO IRELAND FROM THE USA

Visit Ireland from the USA to immerse yourself in the landscapes and historical landmarks of this fascinating Celtic country. Explore lively Irish cities and charming countryside as you take in the culture, history and beauty of the Emerald Isle.

Get to know the buzzing Irish capital, Dublin, before you set out on your journey to the breathtaking Atlantic coast. You could explore Northern Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way, and the rolling green countryside on your vacation.

To experience iconic Ireland, discover famous castles and historic buildings across the country. Don’t miss a visit to Trinity College in Dublin where you can see the ancient Book of Kells. Marvel at the impressive Blarney Castle in County Cork where you can kiss the Blarney Stone.

All our tours include top highlights like these, as well as more off-the-beaten-path stops.

Imagine yourself wandering through ancient Celtic monuments, going for a walk on the emerald hills, and learning about Gaelic culture. You could sit in a typical pub tasting the local brew and listening to live Irish music.

Good to know: All of Nordic Visitor’s Ireland self-drive tour packages can be customised by our regional experts. They can add extra nights at select locations or modify the driving routes if you have any particular attractions in mind. Just ask!



Want to go on an Ireland road trip?

We recommend at least 6 to 8 days to make the most of a road trip around Ireland.

All our tours set off from Dublin and include top attractions such as the Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry, and Blarney Castle. As the itineraries are flexible, you’ll have the freedom to pull the car over at any attractions or breathtaking views.

Here’s an example of a one-week Ireland road trip itinerary:

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Dublin.
  • Day 2 – Pick up your rental car and drive to the west coast. Spend the night in Galway.
  • Day 3 – Explore Connemara or the Aran Islands. Overnight in Galway.
  • Day 4 – See the Cliffs of Moher. Overnight in Killarney.
  • Day 5 – Tour the Ring of Kerry. Overnight in Killarney.
  • Day 6 – Visit historic sites and drop off your rental car. Spend your last night in Dublin.
  • Day 7 – Depart from Dublin Airport.


The best part? You won’t have to worry about where you’re going or sleeping, because your Nordic Visitor travel consultant will plan a trip for you and sort all the details before you arrive.

We reserve your accommodation, rent a car for your trip, and can book activities to fill your days with more adventures. We cater to all tastes, whether you want to visit a whiskey distillery, discover the national parks, or tour the Dingle Peninsula.

You’ll also have access to our 24/7 emergency helpline should you need to call us at any point.



Would you prefer to join a guided tour of Ireland instead?

Alternatively, you can skip the driving and opt for a guided tour.

See the Emerald Isle from a local’s point of view and make some new friends along the way on our guided small group tours. These packages offer an enriching and personal way to travel as a group. You’ll take advantage of an expert guide’s knowledge while travelling with a maximum of 15 guests.

Please note: While these packages can be customised with some optional activities, you can only add extra nights in Dublin before or after the guided portion of the tour.

Or if you prefer to travel with your family and friends, look no further than Ireland private guided tours. You’ll have your very own driver-guide to take you around the island and tell you all about its history and culture. This is an intimate way to see the country with special attention to your own needs and interests. 

Want to stay for a longer period of time?

If you want to slow down the pace and take in more Irish attractions, we highly recommend extending your tour to at least 10 days.

With our flexible itineraries, it’s easy to start planning your tour! Pick the amount of time you want to stay in Dublin and then decide how many days you want to spend travelling around the island.

The possibilities are endless when visiting Ireland. With 10 days or longer, you could enjoy a more in-depth travel experience. Follow the Wild Atlantic Way route or pop into Northern Ireland for a complete tour of the island.

Or would you prefer to spend more time in one city than another? Add another town to your trip or specific day tours? Just ask your Nordic Visitor travel consultant for advice.



Interested in visiting Northern Ireland?

As you may already know, the island of Ireland is separated into 2 countries. The Republic of Ireland, which is an independent nation, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom (along with England, Scotland and Wales).

While they are different countries, they share many similarities in their history, culture and, of course, their geography. For a complete tour of the island, we recommend including Northern Ireland in your itinerary. This way you could get to know the Emerald Isle and see all its beauty in depth.

In Northern Ireland, you won’t want to miss the Giant’s Causeway, the capital Belfast, and the Antrim Coast.

When is the best time to visit Ireland from the USA?

Ireland is a beautiful country all year long. This means you can’t go wrong when you book your Irish getaway from the USA. That said, we recommend the summertime or the shoulder months for the best experience.

The summer – from June through August – is the high season. It is marked by long daylight hours and the best (most stable) weather of the year. Attractions also tend to have their longest opening hours at this time of year. 

All of this means you can discover Ireland to your heart’s content.

However, you may find that top attractions are most popular at this time. Indeed, Ireland attracts visitors from around the world especially in summer.

If you're seeking a quieter getaway, visit during the spring or autumn. These shoulder months include April, May, September and October. During this time, you can enjoy the best of both worlds: fewer visitors at attractions but plenty of good weather and daylight for exploring.



Are you interested in exploring Scotland too?

You could add a trip around Scotland to your tour of Ireland for an extra epic Celtic itinerary. We recommend a minimum of 10 days for this, so you can have enough time to dive into the cultures of both countries.

Spend the first 4 to 10 days travelling around the rugged Highlands and islands of Scotland. Then follow that up with a tour of Ireland to take in all the jaw-dropping coastal landscapes and historic landmarks.

Scotland is a great destination to complement a tour to Ireland. Their cultures and history are so closely linked and you’ll be able to meet the locals and get immersed in both.

With a combination tour of Scotland and Ireland, you get your flight between the two countries, local tranport and accommodation with daily breakfast included. You can check the terms and conditions for these itineraries online.



Scroll down to learn more about Nordic Visitor’s services.

 

— OTHER DESTINATIONS

See more of Northern Europe

  • Explore Ireland’s Celtic neighbour, Scotland
  • Experience stunning scenery and midnight sun in Iceland
  • Combine culture with nature by discovering Scandinavia
  • Head off the beaten track in wild Greenland or Svalbard

 

Ireland Travel Guide

Be prepared for just about anything on your Irish adventure.

Our Services

On your Ireland Nordic Visitor package, you will receive personalised service from a designated travel consultant and high-quality travel documents. What's more, all clients receive a hand-marked map that outlines the route, overnights and highlights along the way. Travel with ease knowing that Nordic Visitor has close professional relationships with local service providers, which are carefully selected by our staff for their consistently high standards.

Book with Confidence

  • Protect your money & plans with our flexible booking terms  .
  • 97% of customers say they’d recommend us to friends.
  • We work closely with trusted, high-quality suppliers.
  • Enjoy personal service from Ireland travel experts.
  • Get peace of mind with a 24/7 helpline during your stay.
  • We’re here for you in case of unforeseen circumstances.

Contact us

Whether you’re looking to book your dream Ireland trip, want to add an extra night in Dublin, or have questions about your tour, we’re happy to help. Get in touch with our friendly team to answer any of your travel queries.

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