Dedicated to the memory of the 35th U.S. president, this 240-hectare (593-acre) arboretum is about 32km (20 miles) west of Wexford and overlooks the simple thatched cottage where JFK's great-grandfather was born. The whole thing was initiated with financial help from a group of Irish Americans, although the Irish government funds it now. Plants and trees from five continents grow here. There are play and picnic areas, and there's a small miniature railway as a sort of payback to the kids who must find it all a bit dull. A hilltop observation point (at 266m/872 ft.) presents a sweeping view of County Wexford and five neighboring counties, the Saltee Islands, the Comeragh Mountains, and parts of the rivers Suir, Nore, and Barrow.