6 days in Bahamas & Great Exuma Itinerary

6 days in Bahamas & Great Exuma Itinerary

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6 days in Bahamas & Great Exuma Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Grand Bahama Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
George Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Eleuthera
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
4
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Newark


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1
night
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
On the 4th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Count Basie Square, take in the exciting artwork at Leo's Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Coastal Mojo, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Arts & Crafts Market, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Gold Rock Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grand Bahama Island visit planning site .

Newark, USA to Grand Bahama Island is an approximately 9-hour flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in November, with highs in Grand Bahama Island at 80°F and lows at 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Shopping Beaches Parks
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Leo's Art Gallery ©
Leo's Art Gallery
Count Basie Square ©
Count Basie Square

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tropic of Cancer Beach, pick up some local products at Exuma Markets, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Plum Beach. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Straw Market, view the masterpieces at Sandpiper Arts & Crafts, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read George Town trip builder tool .

You can fly from Grand Bahama Island to George Town in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Eleuthera.

Things to do in George Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tropic of Cancer Beach, Coco Plum Beach
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Coco Plum Beach ©
Coco Plum Beach
Straw Market ©
Straw Market
Exuma Markets ©
Exuma Markets

1
night
Eleuthera

Eleuthera ©
The long, thin island of Eleuthera has plenty of coast, built up in places and left wild and rural in others.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glass Window, and then stroll through French Leave Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Eleuthera driving holiday site .

You can fly from George Town to Eleuthera in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Eleuthera

Parks Nature Beaches
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French Leave Beach ©
French Leave Beach
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve ©
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve
Glass Window ©
Glass Window

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Love Beaches, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then stop by Tag Heuer Boutique, and finally admire the masterpieces at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Nassau trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Eleuthera to Nassau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. November in Nassau sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Love Beaches
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Love Beaches ©
Love Beaches
Parasailing & Paragliding

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