6 days in Bahamas Itinerary

6 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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6 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Harbour Island
— 1 day
ferry:  45​min
2
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Chicago

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.
On the 17th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, shop like a local with Princess Street Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Harbour Island driving holiday planner.

Chicago, USA to Harbour Island is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Harbour Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Spanish Wells.

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
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera

Spanish Wells ©
On the 18th (Sun), look for gifts at Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then take an in-depth tour of Spanish Wells Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Spanish Wells trip maker app .

Traveling by ferry from Harbour Island to Spanish Wells takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Nassau.

Things to do in Spanish Wells

Museums Shopping
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Spanish Wells Museum ©
Spanish Wells Museum

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Straw Market or Diamonds International. Visit Cable Beach and Cabbage Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Queen's Staircase, make a trip to Christ Church Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Fort Fincastle, and get engrossed in the history at Pirates of Nassau Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nassau online trip itinerary maker .

You can ride a ferry from Spanish Wells to Nassau in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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