Jody Halsted

Jody Halsted

Writer, Ireland Expert & RV owner

Jody Halsted is a freelance writer with a mad passion for Ireland, her RV, and 'off the beaten path' travel.

  • 314
  • 220K
Dunguaire castle kinvarra  article

7 Expert Tips to Plan Your First Ireland Vacation • Family Travels on a Budget

an Ireland family vacation, despite the country’s small geographical size, can prove an overwhelming trip to plan. There is just so very much to see and do! (I am planning my family’s 9th trip and we still haven’t ‘seen it all!’) After planning dozens of Ireland itineraries I’ve developed a few key tips to help you plan your own magical Ireland vacation.

Your first two steps in Ireland vacation planning are obvious: choose your dates and purchase your flights. But after that point, options get a bit more difficult. City or country? Train, bus, or car? Ring of Kerry or Giant’s Causeway? History or adventure?

Taken one step at a time, these tips will help you plan the perfect Ireland vacation for your unique family.