8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Great Guana Cay
— 1 day
ferry + taxi:  45​min
2
Marsh Harbour
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
George Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Grand Bahama Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Springfield

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day
Great Guana Cay

Great Guana Cay ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Great Guana Cay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Great Guana Cay trip itinerary site .

Springfield, USA to Great Guana Cay is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Springfield to Great Guana Cay, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marsh Harbour.

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Great Guana Cay ©
Great Guana Cay

1
night
Marsh Harbour

Marsh Harbour ©
On the 7th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Treasure Cay Beach, enjoy the sea views from Elbow Cay Lighthouse, and then head off the coast to Elbow Cay.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Marsh Harbour holiday site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Great Guana Cay to Marsh Harbour takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Marsh Harbour

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Great Abaco Island
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Elbow Cay ©
Elbow Cay
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Elbow Cay Lighthouse

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the vivid underwater world at Exuma Wall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coco Plum Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally pick up some local products at Exuma Markets. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches of Stocking Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jolly Hall Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Wenshua Art Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the George Town online holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Marsh Harbour to George Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

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Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Great Exuma
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Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Jolly Hall Beach ©
Jolly Hall Beach
St. Andrew's Anglican Church ©
St. Andrew's Anglican Church

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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 10th (Thu): stroll through Taino Beach, then admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Groves, and then make a trip to Count Basie Square. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bahamian Brewery, then shop like a local with Port Lucaya Marketplace, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gold Rock Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Bahama Island online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from George Town to Grand Bahama Island in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in September, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Taino Beach ©
Taino Beach
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Gold Rock Beach

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