8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis, United States
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Bridgetown, Barbados
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  3 h 45 min
3
Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: Indianapolis, United States

2
nights
Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown ©
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bottom Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dover Beach, and then kick back and relax at Carlisle Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Hunte's Gardens, then kick back and relax at Bathsheba Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from Gun Hill Signal Station, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bridgetown day trip planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Bridgetown is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in March; daily highs in Bridgetown reach 85°F and lows reach 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Simpson Bay.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Joseph Parish, Gun Hill Signal Station, Dover Beach, Bottom Bay
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Bottom Bay ©
Bottom Bay
Hunte's Gardens ©
Hunte's Gardens
Carlisle Bay ©
Carlisle Bay

3
nights
Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin

Simpson Bay ©
Simpson Bay offers luxury resort living and good access to the main areas of the island.
Relax by the water at Maho Beach and Cupecoy Bay Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ray's Jewelry International and Boardwalk. There's lots more to do: stroll through Orient Bay Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Mullet Bay Beach, kick back and relax at Great Bay Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Simpson Bay day trip site.

Getting from Bridgetown to Simpson Bay by flight takes about 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Simpson Bay are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Virgin Islands National Park.

Things to do in Simpson Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, Orient Bay Beach, Cupecoy Bay Beach, Maho Beach
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Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach
Cupecoy Bay Beach ©
Cupecoy Bay Beach
Dawn Beach ©
Dawn Beach

2
nights
Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands National Park ©
The hills, valleys, and tropical rainforest of Virgin Islands National Park tell only half the story, with just as much (if not more) to be found under the sea.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation, then stroll through Cinnamon Bay Beach, and then stroll through Trunk Bay Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Virgin Islands National Park travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Simpson Bay to Virgin Islands National Park in 4 hours. In March in Virgin Islands National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Virgin Islands National Park

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Trunk Bay Beach ©
Trunk Bay Beach
Salt Pond Bay ©
Salt Pond Bay
Cinnamon Bay Beach ©
Cinnamon Bay Beach

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