16 days in Jamaica Itinerary

16 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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16 days in Jamaica Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  8​h
Negril
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Ocho Rios
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Kingston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 45​min
Montego Bay
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
Newark

3
days
Negril

Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
Negril is known for beaches, nightlife, nature, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, look for gifts at Irie Art, explore the activities along Bloody Bay, and look for all kinds of wild species at Barney's Hummingbird Garden Jamaica.

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Newark, USA to Negril is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Newark in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Negril, with lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Negril

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Hole Mineral Spring
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Seven Mile Beach
Mayfield Falls
Negril Cliffs

5
days
Ocho Rios

A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Change things up with a short trip to Bob Marley's Mausoleum in St. Ann's Bay (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fern Gully, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at White River.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocho Rios vacation planner.

You can drive from Negril to Ocho Rios in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Ocho Rios sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Green Grotto Caves, Bob Marley's Mausoleum
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Dunn's River Falls and Park
Blue Hole
Rainforest Adventures Jamaica

3
days
Kingston

The country's capital, Kingston offers all the excitement of a lively and storied city, while also housing the services and facilities travelers need to get around and see the rest of the island.
Go for a jaunt from Kingston to Port Royal to see Fort Charles about 42 minutes away. On the 4th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Blue Mountains. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bob Marley Museum, take in the architecture and design of University Of The West Indies - Mona, pause for some photo ops at Devon House, and go for a stroll along the water at Port Royal.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kingston itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ocho Rios to Kingston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kingston can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Montego Bay.

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Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Blue Mountains
Bob Marley Museum
Devon House

5
days
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.
Explore Montego Bay's surroundings by going to YS Falls (in Santa Cruz) and Tryall Golf Course (in Sandy Bay). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Doctor's Cave Beach, tee off at Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Hip Strip.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kingston to Montego Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Montego Bay, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Tryall Golf Course, YS Falls
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Tryall Golf Course
YS Falls
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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