8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Harbour Island
— 1 night
ferry:  45​min
2
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Grand Bahama Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Boston

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then view the masterpieces at Princess Street Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Harbour Island trip maker app .

Boston, USA to Harbour Island is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Spanish Wells.

Things to do in Harbour Island

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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Princess Street Gallery ©
Princess Street Gallery

1
night
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera

Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at Current Cut, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then stop by Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Spanish Wells trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Harbour Island to Spanish Wells by ferry takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Nassau.

Things to do in Spanish Wells

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Current Cut
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Current Cut ©
Current Cut

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cable Beach and Blue Lagoon Island. Head to Straw Market and Marina Villagefor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nassau trip maker tool .

You can ride a ferry from Spanish Wells to Nassau in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August in Nassau, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Paradise Island
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island

2
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Leo's Art Gallery, look for gifts at Coastal Mojo, then take a leisurely stroll along Port Lucaya Marketplace, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gold Rock Beach. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Lucayan National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Bahama Island trip tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Nassau to Grand Bahama Island in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. August in Grand Bahama Island sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park
Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace

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