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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the long history of Dunmore Town, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pink Sands Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Harbour Island online vacation planner .

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

2
nights
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera

Spanish Wells ©
On the 17th (Mon), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then take in the natural beauty of Queens Bath, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Sapphire Blue Hole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Bahamas Ocean Safaris, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glass Window, and then stop by Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Spanish Wells trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can ride a ferry from Harbour Island to Spanish Wells in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Governor's Harbour.

Things to do in Spanish Wells

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Eleuthera
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Queens Bath ©
Queens Bath
Glass Window ©
Glass Window
Sapphire Blue Hole ©
Sapphire Blue Hole

2
nights
Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera

Governor's Harbour ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, then kick back and relax at French Leave Beach, and then kick back and relax at Twin Cove Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rainbow Bay Beach, then pick up some local products at Eleuthera Island Farm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Bay Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Governor's Harbour travel route builder .

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

Things to do in Governor's Harbour

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Eleuthera
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Twin Cove Beach ©
Twin Cove Beach
Rainbow Bay Beach ©
Rainbow Bay 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): Head underground at Ben's Cave, kick back and relax at Gold Rock Beach, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bahamian Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lucayan National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Bahama Island trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Governor's Harbour to Grand Bahama Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or ride a ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows 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 Beaches
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Ben's Cave ©
Ben's Cave
Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park

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