8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Grand Bahama Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

6
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: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, try to win big at Atlantis Casino, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nassau trip itinerary planner .

Washington DC, USA to Nassau is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect Nassau to be much hotter, temps between 81°F and 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Paradise Island
Highlights from your plan
Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island

1
night
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Groves, then browse the different shops at Port Lucaya Marketplace, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Leo's Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Bahama Island vacation planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Nassau to Grand Bahama Island in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Grand Bahama Island can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Leo's Art Gallery ©
Leo's Art Gallery

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