16 days in Dominica Itinerary

16 days in Dominica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Saint Joseph Parish
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Roseau
— 6 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Scotts Head
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Hampstead
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Delices
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Phoenix

1
night
Saint Joseph Parish

Saint Joseph Parish ©
Saint Joseph is one of Dominica's 10 administrative parishes. On the 18th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Sari-Sari Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Jacko Falls.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Joseph Parish sightseeing site.

Phoenix, USA to Saint Joseph Parish is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Phoenix to Saint Joseph Parish. Traveling from Phoenix in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Saint Joseph Parish, with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Roseau.

Things to do in Saint Joseph Parish

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jacko Falls, Sari-Sari Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Jacko Falls ©
Jacko Falls

6
nights
Roseau

The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
Step out of Roseau with an excursion to Emerald Pool Nature Trail in Morne Trois Pitons National Park--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the activities along Freshwater Lake, admire the natural beauty at Papillote Tropical Gardens, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Roseau tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint Joseph Parish to Roseau in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Scotts Head.

Things to do in Roseau

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Screw's Sulphur Spa
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trafalgar Falls ©
Trafalgar Falls
Emerald Pool Nature Trail ©
Emerald Pool Nature Trail

1
day
Scotts Head

Scotts Head ©
Scotts Head is a village on the southwest coast of Dominica, in Saint Mark Parish. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Scott's Head Pinnacles, then relax in the rural setting at Bois Cotlette Plantation, and then stroll through Soufriere Scottshead Marine Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Scotts Head tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Roseau to Scotts Head takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Scotts Head

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bois Cotlette Plantation
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Scott's Head Pinnacles ©
Scott's Head Pinnacles
Soufriere Scottshead Marine Reserve ©
Soufriere Scottshead Marine Reserve
Bois Cotlette Plantation ©
Bois Cotlette Plantation

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
The second largest town in the country, Portsmouth has a humble charm that makes it pleasant enough as a base for regional exploration.
Portsmouth is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fort Shirley, take in the awesome beauty at Morne Aux Diables, admire the sheer force of Syndicate Falls, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Scotts Head to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Hampstead.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dominica, Toucari
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Indian River ©
Indian River
Fort Shirley ©
Fort Shirley
Toucari Bay ©
Toucari Bay

1
night
Hampstead

Hampstead ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Red Rocks and then enjoy the sand and surf at Batibou Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hampstead tour itinerary builder.

Hampstead is just a short distance from Portsmouth. In March, daytime highs in Hampstead are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Delices.

Things to do in Hampstead

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Red Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Batibou Beach ©
Batibou Beach
Red Rocks ©
Red Rocks

1
night
Delices

Delices ©
On the 30th (Mon), trek along Wavine Cyrique Falls and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Boiling Lake. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of Desolation.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Delices trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Hampstead to Delices takes 2 hours. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Delices

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Wavine Cyrique Falls
Highlights from your plan
Boiling Lake ©
Boiling Lake
Valley of Desolation ©
Valley of Desolation
Wavine Cyrique Falls ©
Wavine Cyrique Falls