Where to stay
Carna Bay Hotel
A Walsh family favorite offering hospitality and delicious steak suppers; rooms $108 with breakfast.
Dan O’Hara’s Homestead
A bed-and-breakfast set in a traditional heritage center of stone cottages and postcard farmland; rooms $90 with breakfast.
Where to eat
Guy’s Bar & Snug
Main Street, Clifden
Beautiful old world bar known for its impromptu live music sessions. Entrees from $17.
Carna’s liveliest evening haunt and a great place to ask for a Gaelic lesson. Fish and chips a specialty, from $14.
What to do
Experience rustic romanticism in one of Ireland’s most exquisite garden estates. Admission $15.
View the traditional smoking process of wild Irish salmon and sample the spoils.