11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7​h
1
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 7 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Harbour Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Grand Bahama Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
End: New York City

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Marine Habitat at Atlantis and Cabbage Beach will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, try your luck at Atlantis Casino, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Predator Lagoon.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nassau trip itinerary builder site .

New York City, USA to Nassau is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get much warmer in Nassau: highs are around 82°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Paradise Island
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Aquaventure ©
Aquaventure
Cable Beach ©
Cable 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 3rd (Fri): shop like a local with Princess Street Gallery, then kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Harbour Island tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Nassau to Harbour Island in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Princess Street Gallery ©
Princess Street Gallery
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Groves, take a leisurely stroll along Port Lucaya Marketplace, then stop by Coastal Mojo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Leo's Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Taino Beach and then kick back and relax at Gold Rock Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Bahama Island tour app .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Harbour Island to Grand Bahama Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in Grand Bahama Island are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Taino Beach ©
Taino Beach

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