Mucking about the Muckross estate with kids

muckross estate with kids

The Muckross estate formed the original core of Killarney National Park and today it is one of the top attractions in the area. There is truly something for everyone! A Victorian mansion with expansive gardens, open lake-side grounds for picnicking and playing, a working farm, weavers, a Medieval abbey and even jaunting cart rides. You … Read more

Exploring County Kerry, Ireland with Kids: Things to do in Killarney

Killarney National Park with kids

When many of us travelers begin planning our first visit to Ireland, County Kerry is at the top of the list. This beautiful, emerald-hued corner of Ireland was exactly what we envisioned and, as we expected, it was our favorite part of our family trip to Ireland. Read the rest of our Ireland with Kids … Read more

Visiting Dublin with kids

Dublin panorama from Guinness Storehouse

Dublin is the beginning of most visits to Ireland for one simple reason: it has the biggest airport in the country, and therefore receives most of the international flights. As I mentioned in our trip report, one factor that helped our decision to visit Ireland was the newly-launched non-stop service from LAX. While Dublin wasn’t … Read more