8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Paradise Island
— Few hours
Shuttle + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Eleuthera
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
George Town, Great Exuma
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  3​h
4
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

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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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore and take pictures at Versailles Gardens and French Cloister.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paradise Island trip maker website .

New York City, USA to Paradise Island is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Paradise Island hover around 89°F and lows are around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Eleuthera.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks
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4
nights
Eleuthera

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
Visiting Bahamas Ocean Safaris and French Leave Beach will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Pink Sands Beach and Ten Bay Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Harbour Island (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Queens Bath, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, stop by Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop, and explore the striking landscape at Glass Window.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Eleuthera travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Paradise Island to Eleuthera in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Harbour Island
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Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve ©
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve
French Leave Beach ©
French Leave Beach
Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach

2
nights
George Town, Great Exuma

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 6th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Tropic of Cancer Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, and then stroll through Coco Plum Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Jolly Hall Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the George Town trip planner .

You can fly from Eleuthera to George Town in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nassau.

Things to do in George Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tropic of Cancer Beach, Coco Plum Beach
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Tropic of Cancer Beach ©
Tropic of Cancer Beach
Coco Plum Beach ©
Coco Plum Beach
Jolly Hall Beach ©
Jolly Hall Beach

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night
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.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral, look for gifts at Tag Heuer Boutique, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally stroll through Jaws Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nassau trip itinerary app .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from George Town to Nassau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Jaws Beach ©
Jaws Beach
Spas
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

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