Route & dates
12 days in County Londonderry & London Itinerary
Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Train + Tram + Fly + Bus: 16 h 45 min
Derry— 5 nights
Fly: 4 h 15 min
London— 5 nights
Fly + Tram + Train: 13 h 15 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Derry: The Jungle NI (in Magherafelt), Limavady (Blokart Fun & Roe Valley Country Park) and Gortmore Viewpoint (in Castlerock). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, take in the views from Peace bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of First Derry Presbyterian Church, and stroll the grounds of Derry City Cemetery.
For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Derry road trip planner.
Fort Lauderdale, USA to Derry is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Derry. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September: high temperatures in Derry hover around 62°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.
Things to do in Derry
Limavady, Gortmore Viewpoint, The Jungle NI, Dungiven Priory and O'Cahan's Tomb
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The Square Mile
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.You've now added Ceremony of the Keys to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.
Plan trip to London with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
Traveling by flight from Derry to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in London
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