12 days in Bahamas Itinerary

12 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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12 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Eleuthera
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Harbour Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
3
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
End: Madison

6
nights
Eleuthera

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
Explore hidden gems such as Ten Bay Beach and French Leave Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Lighthouse Beach and Winding Bay. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, see the vivid underwater world at Current Cut, enjoy the sand and surf at Twin Cove Beach, and head outdoors with Rock Sound.

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Madison, USA to Eleuthera is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Madison to Eleuthera, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 28:
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Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
French Leave Beach ©
French Leave Beach
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve ©
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

2
nights
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.
On the next day, kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then contemplate the long history of Dunmore Town.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Harbour Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Eleuthera to Harbour Island in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Harbour Island can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Adventure Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas and St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Cable Beach and Rose Island. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Jaws Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Versailles Gardens and French Cloister, stroll through Dolphin Close Encounter, and get engrossed in the history at Pirates of Nassau Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nassau planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Harbour Island to Nassau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Paradise Island
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Jaws Beach ©
Jaws Beach
Rose Island ©
Rose Island

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