9 days in Bahamas Itinerary

9 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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9 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Berry Islands
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
2
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 6 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Harbour Island
— Few hours
+2
ferry + taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
Grand Bahama Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Columbus

1
night
Berry Islands

Berry Islands ©
Still relatively unknown to foreign visitors, Berry Islands encompass a chain of small cays hiding some of the most scenic and tranquil beaches in the Caribbean.
On the 8th (Tue), get outside with Great Stirrup Cay.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Berry Islands trip planner .

Columbus, USA to Berry Islands is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Columbus in May: high temperatures in Berry Islands hover around 86°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Nassau.

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Great Stirrup Cay ©
Great Stirrup Cay

6
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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Fri) at Aquaventure. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, get engrossed in the history at Pirates of Nassau Museum, head off the coast to Blue Lagoon Island, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Predator Lagoon.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nassau travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Berry Islands to Nassau takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Nassau can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Paradise Island
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Harbour Island trip itinerary planning website .

Ride a ferry from Nassau to Harbour Island in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach

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night
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
On the 15th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Groves and then take in the waterfront at Port Lucaya Marketplace.

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You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Harbour Island to Grand Bahama Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Grand Bahama Island are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Shopping
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Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace

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