29 days in Bahamas Itinerary

29 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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29 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Grand Bahama Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Staniel Cay
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Eleuthera
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
George Town, Great Exuma
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
6
Paradise Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 9 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Seattle

3
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Grand Bahama Island is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, parks, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Port Lucaya Marketplace, look for all kinds of wild species at Lucayan National Park, explore the gorgeous colors at Theo's Wreck, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gold Rock Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Bahama Island route planner.

Seattle, USA to Grand Bahama Island is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Grand Bahama Island. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in October; daily highs in Grand Bahama Island reach 85°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marsh Harbour.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park

2
nights
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island

Marsh Harbour ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mermaid Reef, stroll through Treasure Cay Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pelican Cays National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): head off the coast to Man-O-War Cay, visit a coastal fixture at Elbow Cay Lighthouse, and then head off the coast to Elbow Cay.

Plan my Marsh Harbour trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by flight from Grand Bahama Island to Marsh Harbour takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Staniel Cay.

Things to do in Marsh Harbour

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Great Abaco Island
Highlights from your plan
Elbow Cay ©
Elbow Cay
Man-O-War Cay ©
Man-O-War Cay
Elbow Cay Lighthouse ©
Elbow Cay Lighthouse

1
night
Staniel Cay

Staniel Cay ©
The remote and pristine island of Staniel Cay has a reputation as being one of the most untouched and unspoiled islands in the area.
On the 14th (Mon), get outside with Pig Beach - Big Major Cay and then Head underground at Thunderball Grotto.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Staniel Cay trip planning app .

You can fly from Marsh Harbour to Staniel Cay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Eleuthera.

Things to do in Staniel Cay

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Thunderball Grotto ©
Thunderball Grotto
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay ©
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay

4
nights
Eleuthera

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eleuthera: Harbour Island (Pink Sands Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Dunmore Town (Princess Street Gallery & Dunmore Town). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Bay Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, and pick up some local products at Eleuthera Island Farm.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Eleuthera online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Staniel Cay to Eleuthera takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Harbour Island
Highlights from your plan
Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Princess Street Gallery ©
Princess Street Gallery
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

3
nights
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.
Step out of George Town with an excursion to Tropic of Cancer Beach in Moore Hill--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Beaches of Stocking Island, stroll through Hooper's Bay Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Exuma Wall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the George Town travel planner .

You can fly from Eleuthera to George Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paradise Island.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Exuma, Tropic of Cancer Beach
Highlights from your plan
Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Coco Plum Beach ©
Coco Plum Beach
Exuma Wall ©
Exuma Wall

5
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.
Paradise Island is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, wildlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, try your luck at Atlantis Casino, admire the natural beauty at Versailles Gardens and French Cloister, and step off the mainland to explore Rose Island.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paradise Island journey planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from George Town to Paradise Island in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nassau.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino
Predator Lagoon ©
Predator Lagoon

9
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.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, get to know the resident critters at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, browse the eclectic array of goods at Straw Market, and don't miss a visit to Christ Church Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nassau trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Nassau is just a short distance from Paradise Island. In October in Nassau, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Tongue of the Ocean
Highlights from your plan
Aquaventure ©
Aquaventure
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island

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