9 days in Bahamas Itinerary

9 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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9 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Andros
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Great Inagua Island
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
3
Eleuthera
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Grand Bahama Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Andros

Andros ©
With the island large and largely undeveloped, Andros itineraries focus mainly on its superb natural features.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Blue Holes National Park, see the vivid underwater world at Andros Wall, and then explore the activities along Rainbow Blue Hole Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Andros trip website .

New York City, USA to Andros is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Andros to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Great Inagua Island.

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Blue Holes National Park ©
Blue Holes National Park

1
day
Great Inagua Island

Great Inagua Island
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Inagua National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Great Inagua Island trip maker app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Andros to Great Inagua Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Eleuthera.

Things to do in Great Inagua Island

Parks Nature
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3
nights
Eleuthera

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Haynes Library. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Twin Cove Beach and Ten Bay Beach. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, relax in the rural setting at Eleuthera Island Farm, and tour the pleasant surroundings at French Leave Beach.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Eleuthera online road trip planner .

Getting from Great Inagua Island to Eleuthera by flight takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Marsh Harbour.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Twin Cove Beach ©
Twin Cove Beach
Ten Bay Beach ©
Ten Bay Beach
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve ©
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

1
night
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island

Marsh Harbour ©
On the 23rd (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Elbow Cay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tahiti Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Marsh Harbour vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Eleuthera to Marsh Harbour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Marsh Harbour

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Great Abaco Island
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Tahiti Beach ©
Tahiti Beach
Elbow Cay ©
Elbow Cay

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 24th (Thu): see the vivid underwater world at Theo's Wreck, view the masterpieces at Leo's Art Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gold Rock Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lucayan National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Bahama Island trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Marsh Harbour to Grand Bahama Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in October, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to 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
Leo's Art Gallery ©
Leo's Art Gallery

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