The Bahamas are a well-known tourist hub and cruise-ship destination comprising more than 700 islands in the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of Florida. Relax in a serene oceanfront spa, sip cocktails from a beach sun lounger, enjoy a helicopter tour of the capital city and take the whole family to a recreated pirate ship.
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On the island of New Providence is the largest city, Nassau, which welcomes tourists with its attractive
Find family activities in The Bahamas for all ages. Chief among The Bahamas’ kid-friendly attractions is Aquaventure Waterpark on Paradise Island. From a mock Mayan temple to waterslides barreling through caves, this attraction provides hours of fun.
Getting to The Bahamas is no trouble at all, as there are about 57 airports throughout the islands and three dedicated international ones in Nassau, Grand Bahama Island and the Exumas. Once on the islands, rent a bicycle or motor scooter to zip around town with ease. Bus services are available on Nassau and Grand Bahama Island. Island-hop using a fast ferry service that provides high-speed transportation through the Atlantic.
The Bahamas offer a taste of tropical island life not far from the U.S. mainland.