8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Harbour Island
— 1 night
ferry:  45​min
2
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
3
Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Grand Bahama Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
End: New York City

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 16th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Dunmore Town, and then kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach.

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New York City, USA to Harbour Island is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow 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
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

2
nights
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera

Spanish Wells ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, then explore the striking landscape at Glass Window, and then stop by Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Bahamas Ocean Safaris, take in the natural beauty of Queens Bath, and then Head underground at Sapphire Blue Hole.

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Getting from Harbour Island to Spanish Wells by ferry takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Governor's Harbour.

Things to do in Spanish Wells

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Eleuthera
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Queens Bath ©
Queens Bath
Fishing Charters & Tours
Glass Window ©
Glass Window

2
nights
Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera

Governor's Harbour ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at French Leave Beach, explore the striking landscape of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, and then kick back and relax at Ten Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): shop like a local with Eleuthera Island Farm, stroll through Rainbow Bay Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Twin Cove Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Governor's Harbour sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Spanish Wells to Governor's Harbour takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Governor's Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Eleuthera
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Rainbow Bay Beach ©
Rainbow Bay Beach
Twin Cove Beach ©
Twin Cove Beach
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve ©
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

2
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
On the 21st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Groves, stroll through Gold Rock Beach, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bahamian Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Lucayan National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Bahama Island online trip planner .

You can fly from Governor's Harbour to Grand Bahama Island in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or ride a ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Grand Bahama Island can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park
Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves

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