11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7​h
1
Paradise Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Harbour Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + taxi + Fly:  5​h
3
George Town, Great Exuma
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
4
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: New York City

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Versailles Gardens and French Cloister. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Atlantis Casino and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Habitat at Atlantis.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paradise Island route maker .

New York City, USA to Paradise Island is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, Paradise Island is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 91°F and lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Golf
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino
Predator Lagoon ©
Predator Lagoon

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 5th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, shop like a local with Princess Street Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pink Sands Beach.

Find out how to plan Harbour Island trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can ride a ferry from Paradise Island to Harbour Island in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Princess Street Gallery ©
Princess Street Gallery

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Tue), see the vivid underwater world at Exuma Wall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches of Stocking Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our George Town online road trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Harbour Island to George Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Nassau.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Great Exuma
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Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
St. Andrew's Anglican Church ©
St. Andrew's Anglican Church

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 8th (Thu) at Aquaventure. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cable Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate the long history of Queen's Staircase.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nassau travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from George Town to Nassau in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island
Aquaventure ©
Aquaventure

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