Day Trips from Dublin

You can drive to most places in Ireland in less than 3 hours and you can reach the farthest, most remote corners of the country in less than 5 hours by car (check car rental prices here). Base yourself in Dublin and take advantage of a variety of day trip options rather than having the inconvenience of unpacking and repacking each day as you move from hotel to hotel. Read on for a collection of Dublin day trip ideas curated after nearly 10 years of living in Ireland. These day trips from Dublin range from super easy to outright ambitious.