8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+3
subway + bus + Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
1
Ocho Rios
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Negril
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Montego Bay
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  6​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Coyaba River Garden and Museum and Bob Marley's Mausoleum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Harmony Hall Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bamboo Beach Club.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ocho Rios attractions planner.

Washington DC, USA to Ocho Rios is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ocho Rios, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Negril.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bob Marley Museum
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bob Marley Museum ©
Bob Marley Museum

1
night
Negril

Negril ©
Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stroll through Seven Mile Beach, kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach, then stop by Irie Art, and finally identify plant and animal life at Barney's Flower & Hummingbird Garden Jamaica.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Negril travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ocho Rios to Negril takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Negril are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Negril

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach

3
nights
Montego Bay

Montego Bay ©
The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Good Hope Plantation and Rose Hall Great House. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Doctor's Cave Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Ahhh...Ras Natango Gallery and Garden, and play a few rounds at White Witch Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Montego Bay road trip tool .

Getting from Negril to Montego Bay by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Montego Bay, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Good Hope Plantation, Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay)
Highlights from your plan
Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach
Zipline

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