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Welcome, traveler, to Ballymena. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?
You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Ballymena. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.
Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Ballymena? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.
Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.
When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from Ballymena attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.
After visiting Glenarm Castle, make a plan to see the other sights and activities in Glenarm. While in this quaint area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.
Explore the great outdoors at Glenariff Forest Park, a lovely green space in Ballymena. Stroll along the seaside or visit the spas in this relaxing area.
Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Cushendun Beach during your travels in Cushendun? Discover the countryside while you're in the area.
Learn about the local history of Cushendall when you take a trip to Curfew Tower. Wander the seaside in this quaint area.
Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Cranny Falls during your travels in Ballymena. While in this quaint area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.
Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Slemish Mountain during your travels in Ballymena. While in this family-friendly area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.