Hotels, bars, restaurants and visitor attractions here are set to open as virus restrictions ease. Ralph Hewitt looks at what you can do from tomorrow
As hotels, restaurants, bars and visitor attractions get set to reopen their doors tomorrow, we take a look at some of the top destinations to visit across Northern Ireland.
The Executive announced last month that the following amenities can welcome back the public as the Covid-19 lockdown relaxations continue.
Here is a brief look at what you can do from tomorrow...
Cathedral Quarter: The Cathedral Quarter has all the ingredients that you need for a great night out with its brilliant pubs and restaurants.
With a choice of cuisine from the world over, you are sure to find something.
There's popular pubs such as the Dirty Onion, the Thirsty Goat and the National for a drink afterwards.
The Fitzwilliam Hotel: Based in the heart of Belfast city, the Fitzwilliam Hotel offers a five-star treat for those looking a night away.
With 146 guest rooms and suites, incredible food and a popular bar, it's a top destination for local and international visitors.
Titanic Hotel: Based on the design of the famous cruise liner, the Titanic Hotel will give guests a relaxing time.
Located on the banks of the River Lagan, you will be sure to get a room with a view as the Harland and Wolff cranes sit in close proximity.
Europa Hotel: Just metres away from Great Victoria Street Railway Station, this four-star hotel offers luxurious accommodation for those travelling into the city.
All rooms have modern bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, luxury beds and superior soundproofing, ensuring a peaceful and quiet night.
Maggie Mays Cafe: Maggie Mays is just one of Belfast's many cafes, but it's also one of the most popular.
The family-run chain of cafes provides great-value breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Artisan coffees, custom-made milkshakes and the most amazing sweet treats are also available.
The Juice Jar: On a health kick? The Juice Jar, located next to City Hall, sells fresh healthy juices as part of its menu. The juice bar/coffee shop hybrid also offers all sorts of coffees and sandwiches.
Botanic Gardens: If you want a bit of fresh air, Botanic Gardens offers a great chance to stretch your legs.
Established in 1828 by the Belfast Botanic and Horticultural Society, a range of exotic trees and plants can be seen by visitors.
Unfortunately, the Palm House and Tropical Ravine remain closed due to the pandemic.
Belfast Zoo: From this Sunday Belfast Zoo reopens to the many animal lovers across Northern Ireland. Tickets must be pre-booked and visitors will be given an allocated time slot to arrive in advance. The zoo is operating two sessions per day - 10am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 6pm.
Let's Go Hydro: The aqua, glamping, watersports and activity resort offers a range of family-friendly activities but everything must be pre-booked. As well as water activities, a drive-in cinema is also available for those missing a night out at the movies.
Belfast City Sightseeing Tour: The open-top bus tours are back. Visitors will be given the chance to see Belfast's top attractions, including HMS Caroline, Titanic Belfast, St George's Market, the peace walls and some of the city's most famous murals.
The Ramore, Portrush: The Ramore complex offers a unique range of restaurants and bars, serving food and drink for all tastes in the picturesque seaside town.
One example is the Neptune and Prawn, which has a huge menu available.
There is a choice of wines, frozen cocktails and desserts too.
Galgorm Hotel and Spa, Ballymena: The management at the Galgorm have already been preparing people for a return through social media.
The hotel uploaded a walk-through video of what guests can expect from the new regime at the businesses.
With the hotel's newly published hygiene commitment, Galgorm guests can be confident of a safe stay.
Bushmills Inn Hotel, Bushmills: Set against the backdrop of the Giant's Causeway, the Bushmills Inn is a great retreat.
This four-star boutique hotel and restaurant is a unique step back in time and was originally a coaching inn in the 1600s.
Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush: Golfers have already been enjoying a return to the fairways in recent weeks. Royal Portrush has two championship courses - the renowned Dunluce Course and the smaller Valley Course. Both courses command impressive views across the north Atlantic.
Giant's Causeway, north coast: The Visitor Experience at the Giant's Causeway will reopen tomorrow, but you need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before your visit.
Be warned, The National Trust has said it will turn people away who have not booked in advance.
Zio, Portadown: This hugely popular Italian restaurant offers a great night out for locals and visitors alike. All sorts of pastas, pizzas and main dishes are available.
The Charlemount Arms Hotel, Armagh: The Forster family have made a significant investment in this hotel throughout their time of ownership. There are some 30 bedrooms available, while a brilliant restaurant and wine bar are also on offer for guests.
Bagel Bean, Armagh: Bagel fans need look no further than Bagel Bean in Armagh city. Plenty of other eating options are available, as well as a wide range of coffee.
The dedicated team prepare from the freshest produce. All meals are chargrilled and marinated for a tasty brunch.
Oxford Island, Lurgan: Perhaps a walk around the shores of Lough Neagh is something you are after as the lockdown continues to ease?
With many walkways situated around the area, Oxford Island is perfect for an afternoon out and has plenty of places to set up a picnic. Located just off the M1 motorway, it's in a handy spot too.
Ring of Gullion, south Armagh: The Ring of Gullion is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It offers lots of things to do for and ways for visitors to enjoy the countryside. Walkers and cyclists can follow a range of routes and there are spots aplenty for anglers.
Cafe Mauds, Newcastle: A trip to the seaside town of Newcastle would not be complete without a visit to Mauds for a coffee or an ice cream.
Overlooking the town's seafront, Mauds offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a wide selection of dishes to suit all tastes. A famous Mauds crepe is a must-try.
Maya Cafe, Newry: This small Mexican restaurant and cafe is a hidden gem on Newry's Monaghan Street. Their delicious coffee and huge burritos will be served to the masses once their doors reopen. The small setting makes it a unique dining experience. Take-out is also available.
Canal Court Hotel, Newry: The border city's jewel in the crown, the Canal Court has been a huge success from the moment it opened its doors.
Guests can enjoy a drink in the bar or one of the spa treatments on offer.
If you want somewhere to stay while exploring south Down or south Armagh, the Canal Court is a top pick.
The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn: Named Hotel of the Year Northern Ireland in 2017/18, The Old Inn is a four-star luxury boutique hotel in the village of Crawfordsburn.
As well as the many amenities the hotel has to offer, it is located just one mile from Crawfordsburn Country Park and the scenic North Down Coastal Path.
Tollymore Forest Park, Bryansford: Walk along Shimna River and you'll come across countless bridges, grottos and caves. A longer mountain walk is also available at the foot of the Mourne Mountains. Make sure to also admire the giant redwoods and Monterey pines during your day out in pretty south Down.
Lough Erne Resort, Enniskillen: One of the finest five-star hotels Northern Ireland has to offer, a stay at Lough Erne is sure to be a perfect night.
It is nestled on a 600-acre peninsula with spectacular views of the Fermanagh lakelands and the Faldo golf course.
Manor House Hotel, Killadeas: Located close to Enniskillen town centre on the shores of lower Lough Erne, Manor House is a must-visit.
One-night escapes with dinner are available at this popular wedding venue.
It is a family-owned property that provides a great welcome for guests.
Water Mill Lodge, Lisnaskea: Those who make the trip to Water Mill Lodge can choose to drink, dine, stay or fish at this beautiful spot.
The venue was crowned the Best Restaurant in Fermanagh at the Northern Ireland Hospitality Awards in 2017.
Watermill Fishing also provides a great spot for pike fishing in Lough Erne.
The Jolly Sandwich Bar, Enniskillen: There is a large breakfast menu available at The Jolly Sandwich Bar, including their famous homemade raspberry and white chocolate scones.
With over 30 sandwich fillings, a variety of bread, hot food and seasonal salads, it's a great place to enjoy lunch.
Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail, Enniskillen: A steep climb is required to reach the viewing platform on top of Cuilcagh Mountain.
After walking 4km, you begin your ascent, but it is well worth the effort for the stunning views you'll encounter.
A great place to take the family for a day out.
Bishop's Gate Hotel, Londonderry: A landmark in Londonderry, the Bishop's Gate Hotel is looking forward to welcoming back guests tomorrow.
Its welcome back offer costs from £149 and includes breakfast, dinner and prosecco.
Mekong Street Food, Londonderry: This Asian-inspired restaurant gives customers flavoursome value for money.
Primarily focused on Vietnamese food, the restaurant offers something different for those looking to challenge their tastebuds.
The Anchor, Portstewart: For those who fancy a substantial meal and a pint, Portstewart's Anchor Bar is the place to go.
Sitting at the top of the town's picturesque promenade, the Anchor is a must-visit as the town begins to reopen.
The Coffee Tree, Londonderry: Sitting on Londonderry's Strand Road, the Coffee Tree is among the city's most popular cafes.
From their popular cinnamon buns to white chocolate scones, your sweet tooth will definitely be satisfied.
Lunch, brunch and dinner are all available.
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House, Castlerock: The National Trust has reopened its park and gardens at Downhill Demesne, but you must book your trip in advance.
Families and couples can enjoy a picnic around the Mussenden Temple, the Bishop's Gate forest or the Secret Garden.
The breathtaking views of the coastline and surrounding beaches are worth the drive.
Corick House Hotel, Clogher: The luxurious hotel and spa is ideal if you find yourself looking a staycation.
Reopening this Thursday, the hotel's delicious Carleton Restaurant features a contemporary Irish-European menu.
Their In This Together package includes a pamper and snack box delivered right to your room.
Oysters Restaurant, Strabane: This restaurant in Strabane town centre is definitely a go-to venue in Co Tyrone.
Despite its name, Oysters offers a range of meat and chicken dishes, rather than just seafood.
It was named Northern Ireland Restaurant of the Year in 2010 and 2014.
Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown: This three-star hotel offers a comfortable night away and an escape from the confines of home. The hotel's central location in mid-Ulster makes it an ideal base as it is only a one-hour drive to almost anywhere in Northern Ireland.
Glenavon House Hotel's Cellar restaurant offers an extensive menu.
Synge and Byrne, Moygashel: This popular coffee shop in Moygashel's Linen Green complex gives shoppers the chance to grab some food and great coffee. For those looking a day out at Linen Green, Synge and Byrne is a great stop for a bite to eat or just a quick coffee to get over those lockdown blues.
Gortin Glen Forest Park, Omagh: With a number of great walking trails, Gortin Glen Forest Park offers a wonderful day out for some exercise and sight-seeing. The five-mile drive through the forest also allows those with mobility issues to enjoy a day out in the country.