11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  2​h
2
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Grand Bahama Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Staniel Cay
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 30​min
5
Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay)
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  2​h 15​min
6
Harbour Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Boston

4
nights
Nassau, New Providence Island

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas has been added to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Queen's Staircase and Fort Fincastle. Shop till you drop at Straw Market and Diamonds International. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, head off the coast to Blue Lagoon Island, meet the residents at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabbage Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nassau planning app .

Boston, USA to Nassau is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Boston in November: high temperatures in Nassau hover around 83°F and lows are around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marsh Harbour.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Island, Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach
Junkanoo Beach ©
Junkanoo Beach

1
night
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island

Marsh Harbour ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castaway Cay. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick back and relax at Mermaid Reef, kick back and relax at Treasure Cay Beach, and then head off the coast to Castaway Cay.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Marsh Harbour route planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nassau to Marsh Harbour in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Marsh Harbour

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Abaco Island
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
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Castaway Cay ©
Castaway Cay

2
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Groves, then make a trip to Port Lucaya Marketplace, and then stroll through Taino Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lucayan National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gold Rock Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Bahama Island online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Marsh Harbour to Grand Bahama Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in November, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Staniel Cay.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park
Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace

1
night
Staniel Cay

Staniel Cay ©
The remote and pristine island of Staniel Cay has a reputation as being one of the most untouched and unspoiled islands in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): head outdoors with Pig Beach - Big Major Cay and then explore the fascinating underground world of Thunderball Grotto.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Staniel Cay travel route planner .

You can fly from Grand Bahama Island to Staniel Cay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay).

Things to do in Staniel Cay

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Thunderball Grotto ©
Thunderball Grotto
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay ©
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay

1
night
Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay)

Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) ©
Privately owned Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) offers a number of outdoor activities and adventures for those cruising with the company that owns it.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Half Moon Beach. On the 23rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Staniel Cay to Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay). On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay)

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach

1
night
Harbour Island

Harbour Island ©
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Dunmore Town and then kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Harbour Island online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) to Harbour Island by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

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