Things to Do in Bahamas
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At this lush, vine-draped garden kids can see a huge flock of bright pink flamingos running in formation, hand-feed lorikeets and watch the amusing habits of jaguars, lemurs, and iguanas....
This enormous resort and casino on Paradise Island features aquariums, shark lagoons, and pools with elaborate slides and waterfalls; in 2007 they added to the fun with Aquaventure, a 141-acre Mayan-themed water park. ...
Junkanoo is what Mardi Gras is to New Orleans: an over-the-top festival of music, dance, and glittering, towering, multicolored costumes. And it's all here—crammed floor to ceiling with colorful costumes, musical instruments, and crafts....
This interactive museum is like entering pirate movie set, though you get a history lesson, too—who knew pirates lit bonfires on shore to trick ship captains into thinking they saw the lights of a harbor, then attack when the ship ran aground?...
You won't want your kids to miss this moving sight. Hewn by hand out of solid limestone in the late eighteenth century, the rough steps descend alongside a solid rock wall in which the marks of hand tools can still be seen....
The island's bloody history of slave rebellions, pirate attacks, and sunken galleons full of treasure come to life at this must-see fort with a 360-degree island view from the top of Bennet's Hill....
Absolutely the best—and most authentic—way to tour central Nassau is riding in a horse-drawn carriage (or surrey). It's fun, historically accurate, and you get the benefit of a breeze to beat the heat and humidity....