50 days in Bahamas, Haiti & Dominican Republic Itinerary

50 days in Bahamas, Haiti & Dominican Republic Itinerary

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Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
— 5 nights
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Eleuthera, Bahamas
— 5 nights
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Nassau, Bahamas
— 6 nights
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Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 5 nights
Taxi to Nassau, Fly to Jacmel
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Jacmel, Haiti
— 1 night
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Petit Goave, Haiti
— 1 night
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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
— 5 nights
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Milot, Haiti
— 1 night
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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
— 6 nights
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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
— 3 nights
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
— 5 nights
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 6 nights
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Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas — 5 nights

Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Grand Bahama Island is known for shopping, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from The Dolphin Experience, stroll through Lucayan National Park, relax and rejuvenate at Dermalogica Skin Centre & Spa Freeport, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gold Rock Beach.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Bahama Island trip planner.

St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda to Grand Bahama Island is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. John's to Grand Bahama Island. In November, Grand Bahama Island is little chillier than St. John's - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Eleuthera.
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Eleuthera, Bahamas — 5 nights

The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
Eleuthera is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, stroll through Twin Cove Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ocean Hole.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Eleuthera travel route planning app.

Fly from Grand Bahama Island to Eleuthera in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Nassau.
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Nassau, Bahamas — 6 nights

On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Tongue of the Ocean, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabbage Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nassau online travel route planner.

Fly from Eleuthera to Nassau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. November in Nassau sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Paradise Island.
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Paradise Island, Bahamas — 5 nights

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.
Paradise Island is known for zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tee off at Ocean Club Golf Course, explore and take pictures at The Cloister, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and step off the mainland to explore Rose Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paradise Island travel planner.

Paradise Island is very close to Nassau. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel to Jacmel.
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Jacmel, Haiti — 1 night

Sitting sheltered from the elements in a wide bay, Jacmel has gained a reputation as a welcoming and peaceful coastal town.
On the 23rd (Wed), browse the exhibits of Jacmel Arts Center, then kick back and relax at Jacmel Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bassin Bleu.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jacmel day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Paradise Island to Jacmel takes 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Jacmel when traveling from Paradise Island in November, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Petit Goave.
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Petit Goave, Haiti — 1 night

Petit-Goâve is a coastal commune in the Léogâne Arrondissement in the Ouest department of Haiti. On the 24th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Kokoye Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Petit Goave day trip planner.

Getting from Jacmel to Petit Goave by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Port-au-Prince.
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Port-au-Prince, Haiti — 5 nights

Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, gives most visitors their first taste of the country, along with all of its rugged and lively charm.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port-au-Prince: Rosie's Boutique (in Cabaret), Place Saint-Pierre (in Petionville) and Montrouis (Kay Piat & Museum Ogier-Fombrun). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, get engrossed in the history at The Bureau of Ethnology, explore the world behind art at Village Artistique de Noailles, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche de Fer.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port-au-Prince trip planner.

Getting from Petit Goave to Port-au-Prince by car takes about 1.5 hours. November in Port-au-Prince sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Milot.
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Milot, Haiti — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Sans Souci Palace, contemplate the long history of Citadelle Laferrière, and then contemplate the long history of National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Milot using our trip planner.

Getting from Port-au-Prince to Milot by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Port-au-Prince in November, expect nights in Milot to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Plata.
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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic — 6 nights

Although out of fashion in the past decades, major revitalization efforts have made a trip to Puerto Plata a growingly popular option for the adventurous travelers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puerto Plata: Sosua (Scuba & Snorkeling & Sosua Beach). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Isabel de Torres, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and steep yourself in history at Fortaleza San Felipe.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Plata trip builder site.

You can drive from Milot to Puerto Plata in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Puerto Plata when traveling from Milot in November, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Terrenas.
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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic — 3 nights

Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. Get out of town with these interesting Las Terrenas side-trips: Santa Barbara de Samana (Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings, Museo de la Ballena, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Bonita, take in the waterfront activity at Playa El Portillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Bonita, and admire the sheer force of Salto El Limon.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Terrenas trip maker site.

Drive from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Las Terrenas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santo Domingo.
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic — 5 nights

Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Santo Domingo is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Zona Colonial, stop by Malecon, see the interesting displays at Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Santo Domingo attractions planner.

Drive from Las Terrenas to Santo Domingo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Punta Cana.
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to La Romana (Altos de Chavon & Parque Central Duarte) and Speed Boats Tours (in Bayahibe). Spend the 16th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bavaro Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Flavio Acuna Spa Natural Center, look for gifts at HARRISON'S Fine Caribbean Jewelers, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Punta Cana trip planner.

Getting from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Punta Cana are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Bahamas travel guide

3.9
Beaches · Islands · Water & Amusement Parks
Part of an archipelago encompassing hundreds of islets and cays, Bahamas boast many pink beaches, which get their vibrant color from fractured seashells mixed with ordinary sand. For most pleasure seekers an ideal holiday in Bahamas consists of various sea activities, occasionally interrupted by tours of several cities, offering an eclectic music scene dominated by calypso, soca, and junkanoo genres. Romantic enough to attract newlyweds from around the globe, the islands are also a major center of eco-tourism, with visits to national parks and diving tours in colorful reefs among the most popular things to do in Bahamas.
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Haiti travel guide

3.8
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Zipline
The culture of Haiti has always been the reason for people to visit, and it will be the reason people visit in larger and larger numbers as the nation heals from the devastating effects of the 2010 earthquake. The interesting tale of colonialism, revolution, and political struggle has left Haiti with a wealth of historical sites and cultural influences. Sightseeing in Haiti offers perspectives on the many stages in the country's history, with colonial forts standing in ruins and monuments memorializing the revolution. The music, the art, the folklore, and the cuisine of Haiti all deserve to be explored in person.
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Dominican Republic travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Zipline
Sharing the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, friendly Dominican Republic offers two distinct coastlines, one bathed by the Caribbean Sea and the other by the Atlantic Ocean. Nearly 1,600 km (1,000 mi) of palm-shaded beaches figure highly on most Dominican Republic itineraries, allowing visitors to design their vacation around a range of water-based activities. The sun-kissed country benefits from pleasant temperatures throughout the year, so it's no surprise that holidays in Dominican Republic remain a popular choice for visitors from distant and colder corners of the world. A big producer of coffee, cocoa, rum, sugarcane, and tobacco, the country provides a vibrant cultural experience in multicultural cities and quaint countryside.
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