Naas is accessible by car by taking the N7 Southbound from Dublin. By bus you can take the 126 bound for Kildare from Bus Aras in Dublin(the main bus station). This also stops outside Heuston Station in Dublin en route. It costs approx €6 one way? By train you can take a train to Sallins from Heuston Station in Dublin. There is a regular shuttle between Sallins and Naas town centre which takes under 10 minutes.
Naas is a very small town so everywhere is within walking distance.
Take a leisurely walk along the Grand Canal from Canal Harbour (beside the library) to the nearby village of Sallins
Spend a day at the races at either Naas Race Course or nearby Punchestown Race Course
Naas is known for its selection of small designer ladies boutiques the most famous (and expensive) being Kalu.
For contemporary Irish Crafts try Tuckmill Gallery.
Barker and Jones is a well stocked bookshop in the town centre.
Some excellent restaurants in Naas.
High end would be Vie De Chateux- a French restaurant with top class cuisine.
Mid range-Trax Brasserie is a very reasonable steak house with set menus and early birds (probably the best restaurant in Naas) 3 courses for €24
Butt Mullins is a family owned well established restaurant in the town centre. Great for typical Irish food. Offers catch of the day seafood.
Kavanaghs-above Kavanaghs pub. Irish food with a modern twist.
Cafes [email protected] by Vie De Chateux, this bright little cafe is on Friary road. Great for fresh sandwiches, Ice-cream and coffee.
Yum Yums-opposite VDC, yum yums is known for its hearty sandwiches. Try the chocolate fudge cake!
If you want a genuine Irish pub then look for Haydens on the mainstreet. Lots of little snugs, good Guiness and live Irish music a few nights a week. A local favourite.
Graces-good for sports and lunch during the week. Draws a younger lively crowd on weekends with live music, DJ and drinks promotions on weekends.
The Court-Pub/late bar that draws 25+ age group. Cover charge after 11. Nice courtyard garden which shows matches on the big screen in the summer.
McCormacks-recently renovated this pub has all age groups and a lively atmosphere.
Time Bar and Venue/ The Osprey-Located slightly outside the town, shuttle buses run from poplar square from 10pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. The bar is in the Osprey hotel and attracts 30 plus age group. The nightclub is generally 18 to 25 year olds.
Kavanaghs- A quiet and relaxed typical Irish pub. Busy all week. Get there early on weekends to get a good seat.
Regular buses pass through Naas town going to Dublin, Newbridge, Kildare Town, Clonmel and Waterford. See Buseireann.ie for more info. Buses leave from Poplar square outside the Spar shop and outside the Main Postoffice.