19 days in Bahamas Itinerary

19 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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19 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  15​h
1
Grand Bahama Island
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
2
Bimini
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Berry Islands
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Great Abaco Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Eleuthera
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Staniel Cay
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
George Town
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Harbour Island
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
9
Paradise Island
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Nassau
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gold Rock Beach and Leo's Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Bahama Island: Freeport (Peterson Cay, Bahamian Brewery, & more).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Bahama Island itinerary maker.

San Francisco, USA to Grand Bahama Island is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: high temperatures in Grand Bahama Island hover around 81°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bimini.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Count Basie Square ©
Count Basie Square
Leo's Art Gallery ©
Leo's Art Gallery

1
night
Bimini

Bimini
With miles of picturesque beaches and an interesting cultural heritage, Bimini has become a popular destination for nature and history enthusiasts alike.
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Bimini online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Grand Bahama Island to Bimini takes 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bimini are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Berry Islands.

Things to do in Bimini

Parks Wildlife Nature
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1
night
Berry Islands

Berry Islands
Still relatively unknown to foreign visitors, Berry Islands encompass a chain of small cays hiding some of the most scenic and tranquil beaches in the Caribbean.
To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berry Islands tour planner.

You can fly from Bimini to Berry Islands in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Berry Islands can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Great Abaco Island.

Things to do in Berry Islands

Outdoors Tours
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Great Abaco Island

Great Abaco Island ©
Pleasant sea breezes, tranquil water, and panoramic views make Great Abaco Island holidays popular with swimmers, sailing enthusiasts, and photographers searching for that perfect image of a romantic sunset.
On the 1st (Mon), explore and take pictures at Abaco Neem, stop by Milo's Fruit Stand, then stop by Vernon's Grocery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fowl Cay.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Great Abaco Island itinerary maker.

You can fly from Berry Islands to Great Abaco Island in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Eleuthera.

Things to do in Great Abaco Island

Shopping Parks Wildlife
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Abaco Neem Limited ©
Abaco Neem Limited
Vernon's Grocery ©
Vernon's Grocery

3
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Eleuthera

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glass Window and The Blue Seahorse Gift Shop. There's still lots to do: browse the collection at Haynes Library, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take advantage of the amenities at Tarpum Bay, and explore the gorgeous colors at Current Cut.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Eleuthera vacation builder.

You can fly from Great Abaco Island to Eleuthera in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Staniel Cay.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Current Cut ©
Current Cut
Glass Window ©
Glass Window
Haynes Library ©
Haynes Library

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): Head underground at Thunderball Grotto.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Staniel Cay vacation planner.

Getting from Eleuthera to Staniel Cay by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Staniel Cay

Parks Nature
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Thunderball Grotto ©
Thunderball Grotto

1
night
George Town

George Town
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
On the 6th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then get a taste of the local shopping with Sandpiper Arts & Crafts.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Staniel Cay to George Town in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Harbour Island.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Museums
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:

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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.
On the 7th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Dunmore Town and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Harbour Island sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Harbour Island takes 2.5 hours. May in Harbour Island sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paradise Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Historic Sites
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Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

1
night
Paradise Island

Paradise Island ©
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Versailles Gardens and French Cloister.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paradise Island vacation builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Harbour Island to Paradise Island in 2 hours. In May in Paradise Island, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nassau.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beer Tastings & Tours and The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Cloisters Nassau, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Lion Encounter at Blue Lagoon, stop by Tag Heuer Boutique, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nassau trip itinerary builder.

Nassau is just a short distance from Paradise Island. In May, daytime highs in Nassau are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Wildlife Shopping Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sea Lion Encounter at Blue Lagoon ©
Sea Lion Encounter at Blue Lagoon
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

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