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Ring of Kerry

Address: N70/N71, Ireland
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Ranked #28 of 205 Activities in County Kerry
Type: Scenic Drives, Historic Walking Areas, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving, Walking, Golfing
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Type: Scenic Drives, Historic Walking Areas, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving, Walking, Golfing
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Hemsby, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

A must see when on the west coast. This place is part of the reason Ireland draws those from all corners of the world

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San Diego, California
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28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

We took one day to complete the trip around the Ring of Kerry. We so wish we had been able to stop at the half-way point and finish up the tour on the second day. There are so many delightful places to stop along the way that we ran out of time. Highly recommend having a hotel stop at the... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My Fiancée and I drove this scenic road. it took about 3 hours for us, but we stopped several times to take in the scenery and take pictures. My favorite place was the Torque Falls. It was so beautiful and it just so happen to be the place my Fiancée proposed. Very romantic.

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Marietta
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We started our trip in the morning when it was raining a bit. During the beginning my husband didn't even realize we had started the true Ring of Kerry because it wasn't all that exciting. Once we reached the shore in the southern areas - the views became much nicer. If we hadn't ventured off on some of the one... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

What a beautiful part of the world. So peaceful and stunning scenery. The cliffs near Port Magee and magical and worth the visit. Drive clockwise to avoid being stuck behind buses. Visit Geokaun Mountain on Valencia Island and you'll get some great views.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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87 reviews 87 reviews
49 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Sorry - I know that title sounds sappy, but I loved the Ring of Kerry. This tops the list of my favorite things in Ireland. We were lucky in that the day was clear, cool and sunny. We visited Muckross House in the morning and hit the ring around 11am. The mountains and the ocean made every inch of our... More 

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North Carolina
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155 reviews 155 reviews
47 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Unfortunately we drove the Slea Head drive on Dingle Pennsiula before driving Ring of Kerry. So that experience spoiled Ring of Kerry. You drive at a much faster pace (so hard to sightsee) and meet way too many tour buses or follow depending upon which way you go. I really suggest if you drive the Ring, that you get off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

One of the most beautiful drives ever! Quaint towns along the way. The roads are not scary like some coastal drives. Narrow at some points but going against the tour bus traffic is helpful. Then you are not stuck behind one for miles and miles. The scenery is second to none. It is amazing! From sea to ocean sheep gently... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Ring of Kerry drive can last at least a day if you soak it in. I started off in the South and drove clockwise around after staying a wonderful night in Kenmare (so much better than touristy Killarney). Leaving from Kenmare, you are staying away from the buses which drive counter-clockwise from the northern side of the Ring. There... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This tour was the highlight of out trip. It is breathtaking, spectacular, vast, just amazing. The scenery is superb and my written word will never do it justice. Be cafeful of the buses and travel counter clockwise and the best of the tour can be savored.

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