12 days in Bahamas Itinerary

12 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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12 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: McAllen
Fly:  14​h
1
Nassau
— 7 nights
ferry:  3​h
2
Harbour Island
— 1 day
+2
ferry + taxi + Fly:  5​h
3
Eleuthera
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Long Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: McAllen

7
nights
Nassau

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Aquaventure Water Park at Atlantis Paradise Island, Diamonds International, J & S Scooters & Buggy Rentals, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Jetline Simulation Bahamas. Step out of the city life by going to Cable Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cabbage Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Junkanoo Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Pirates of Nassau Museum.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nassau itinerary builder site .

McAllen, USA to Nassau is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from McAllen in May, you will find days in Nassau are little chillier (86°F), and nights are about the same (72°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach
Junkanoo Beach ©
Junkanoo Beach

1
day
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 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Dunmore Town and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pink Sands Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Harbour Island trip planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Nassau to Harbour Island takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Eleuthera.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

2
nights
Eleuthera

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Queens Bath, Glass Window and Gaulding's Cay. On the 3rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Current Cut, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gaulding's Cay, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glass Window.

Make your Eleuthera itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Harbour Island to Eleuthera by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Long Island.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve ©
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve
Gaulding's Cay ©
Gaulding's Cay
Queens Bath ©
Queens Bath

2
nights
Long Island

Long Island ©
Serene Long Island has a long, thing form, with the Tropic of Cancer running directly through the landmass and giving it its two contrasting coastlines.
Planning Long Island trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Eleuthera to Long Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Long Island

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dean's Blue Hole ©
Dean's Blue Hole
Long Island Museum ©
Long Island Museum

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