Are you a lover of road trips, or a seeker of legends? A city slicker, or a country kid at heart? Whatever tickles your fancy, Northern Ireland’s got just the thing, with endless stories, friendly locals, fantastic food, and adventure-filled nightlife, all packed into one charismatic corner of the island of Ireland. Check out 10 of our favorite places to go and things to do – you can thank us later!

10 Amazing Things to do in Northern

City Hall - Belfast Northern Ireland - was only there for an hour, but it still counts, right?  VK

The City Hall, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The City Hall in Durban is almost identical.

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11 Best Places to Visit in Ireland

Manual Driving Made Easy Servicing Mount (Mt) Waverley and surrounding Suburbs of Melbourne, Australia

elfast Castle Old Chapel, Northern Ireland    This old church was an amazing find on the way back from Belfast Castle. It was literally in the middle of a city block, with houses built all around it. It was fenced off, with no visible road or inlet. We walked in between several houses and were able to squeeze through the fence onto the church grounds.

Belfast Castle Old Chapel, Northern Ireland. This old church is an amazing find on the way from Belfast Castle. This is literally in the middle of a city block, with houses built all around it. It's fenced off, with no visible road or inlet.

Entrance to Marble Arch Caves  Northern Ireland's longest known cave system. A must see on the next Ireland adventure.

A long flight of stairs through the forest leads to the Cladagh River entrance of the Marble Arch Caves, Northern Ireland's longest known cave system.

10+ Places In Ireland That Will Blow Your Mind (Bridge Antrim, Northern Ireland) | pinspopulars.com

Rope Bridge, Antrim, Ireland - my great grandfather was born in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

˚The Peace Bridge is a cycle and footbridge bridge across the River Foyle in Derry, Northern Ireland.

˚The Peace Bridge is a cycle and footbridge bridge across the River Foyle in Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

Driving from Derry to Belfast in Northern Ireland, we'll stop to have lunch on top of this mini-tunnel.

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Driving from Derry to Belfast in Northern Ireland, we'll stop to have lunch on top of this mini-tunnel. Reminds me of a place in mario kart

Where the Streets Have No Name, by Jerry Campbell on 500px

Streets in the City of Derry, Northern Ireland Damian McGinty's home town. Keith lived here also.

Londonderry, The Walled City, Northern Ireland. Londonderry, also known as Derry, is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest examples of walled cities in Europe.

Londonderry, The Walled City, Northern Ireland. Londonderry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest examples of walled cities in Europe.

The Top 10 Things to See and Do in Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Top 10 Things to See and Do in Belfast, Northern Ireland

There's so much to do in Belfast, Northern Ireland! Here are 11 of the more alternative things to do.

11 Alternative Things to do in Belfast

There's so much to do in Belfast, Northern Ireland! Here are 11 of the more alternative things to do.

The capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast is a major port city known primarily as the home base of ill-fated Titanic, who sank on her maiden voyage in 1912. The Titanic theme dominates local attractions, comprising the Titanic Belfast museum and the Titanic slipways, which is an open-air concert venue these days. Numerous street wall political paintings reflect the city's dramatic confrontation between Catholics and Protestants in the 20th century.

Walking Tours in Belfast, Ireland

The capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast is a major port city known primarily as the home base of ill-fated Titanic, who sank on her maiden voyage in The Titanic theme dominates local attractions, comprising the Titanic Belfast museum and the Titani

I remember all those locals who chuckled at us foreigners when we made a ruckus after seeing the Parliament Building on the bus in Belfast :)

Parliament Buildings, Stormont (Belfast) - home to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the legislative body for Northern Ireland established under the Belfast Agreement 1998 (Good Friday Agreement). Parliament Buildings are a huge tourist attraction.

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