8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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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 + Ferry + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
3
Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
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, thentour 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, thenkick back and relax at Bathsheba Beach, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Gun Hill Signal Station, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, ratings, 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. 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

Hunte's Gardens, Bottom Bay, Bathsheba Beach, Dover Beach, Gun Hill Signal Station
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
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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 Orient Bay Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ray's Jewelry International and Boardwalk. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dawn Beach, kick back and relax at Cupecoy Bay Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Mullet Bay Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Simpson Bay attractions planner.

You can fly from Bridgetown to Simpson Bay in 7.5 hours. March in Simpson Bay sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Virgin Islands National Park.

Things to do in Simpson Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, Cupecoy Bay Beach, Maho Beach, Orient Bay Beach
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:
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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, thenstroll through Cinnamon Bay Beach, and then stroll through Trunk Bay Beach.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Virgin Islands National Park travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and taxi from Simpson Bay to Virgin Islands National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. 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

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
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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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