Many of Laois’s attractions are located close to Portarlington, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two of the places not to miss are the fascinating Heritage Golf Club and the fantastic Emo Court. And don’t miss Mountmellick Museum and the Heath Golf Club.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique cultural attractions in and around Portarlington. Learn, admire and discover in the various museums which include the Stradbally Steam Museum in Stradbally.
If golf is your passion, head to the Portlaoise Golf Club in Portlaoise. It’s a great way to get out and enjoy the outdoors.
Sports lovers vacationing in Portarlington should head to nearby O'Moore Park, Portlaoise to see the Laois GAA taking on visiting rivals. On match days follow the sea of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
When it’s time to relax after enjoying the charming streets of Portarlington, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, the Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, and the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise.