11 days in Caribbean Itinerary

11 days in Caribbean Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Caribbean trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another inspirock user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Lexington, United States
Fly:  6 h
1
Havana, Cuba
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Shuttle:  4 h 45 min
3
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
4
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Lexington, United States

3
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, steep yourself in history at Castillo de la Real Fuerza, visit Iglesias de San Francisco de Paula, and make a trip to Paseo del Prado.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Havana itinerary planner.

Lexington, USA to Havana is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Lexington in October, you will find days in Havana are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are much warmer (70°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Palm - Eagle Beach.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Walking tours

3
nights
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba

Palm - Eagle Beach ©
A long stretch of powdery white sand and aquamarine waters, Palm - Eagle Beach remains one of Aruba's most visited vacation spots.
Take a break from Palm - Eagle Beach with a short trip to Baby Beach in San Nicolas, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Eagle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Beach, visit a coastal fixture at California Lighthouse, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arikok National Park.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Palm - Eagle Beach journey planner.

Getting from Havana to Palm - Eagle Beach by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone changes from Cuba Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Havana in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Palm - Eagle Beach, with lows around 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Palm - Eagle Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Noord, Baby Beach, Arikok National Park
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Eagle Beach ©
Eagle Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach

2
nights
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): head off the coast to Saona Island and then stop by HARRISON'S Fine Caribbean Jewelers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): get your game on at Escape Room Punta Cana, kick back and relax at Bavaro Beach, and then make a trip to Jesus Maestro Parish.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Punta Cana journey builder website.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Palm - Eagle Beach to Punta Cana in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Palm - Eagle Beach in October since evenings lows in Punta Cana dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Saona Island ©
Saona Island
Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Jesus Maestro Parish ©
Jesus Maestro Parish

2
nights
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Ozama and then make a trip to Zona Colonial. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Monasterio de San Francisco, then explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Colon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Primada de America, and finally pause for some photo ops at Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Santo Domingo attractions tool.

Traveling by shuttle from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial
Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America

Similar Plans

14 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM SWEDEN April, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in Belize, Caribbean & Panama City BY A USER FROM NORWAY May, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM BRAZIL February, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans