8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  11​h
1
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Eleuthera
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Grand Bahama Island
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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.
Get outdoors at Cable Beach and Blue Lagoon Island. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas and Park Lane Luxe. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Queen's Staircase, browse the different shops at Marina Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Fort Fincastle.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nassau trip itinerary site .

Seattle, USA to Nassau is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Nassau is 3 hours. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect Nassau to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Eleuthera.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marina Village
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island
Queen's Staircase ©
Queen's Staircase

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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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bahamas Ocean Safaris and Pink Sands Beach. Do your shopping at Princess Street Gallery and Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eleuthera: Dunmore Town (in Dunmore Town) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Harbour Island). There's more to do: pick up some local products at Eleuthera Island Farm.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Nassau to Eleuthera takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Harbour Island
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

1
night
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 29th (Fri): make a trip to Port Lucaya Marketplace.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Bahama Island trip planning website .

Fly from Eleuthera to Grand Bahama Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Grand Bahama Island can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Shopping
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Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace

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