Route & dates
9 days in Antigua Itinerary
New York City
St. John's— 7 nights
New York City
The capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, St John's represents the commercial and touristic center of the twin-island country.Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shirley Heights and Fort James. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Galley Bay Beach and Half Moon Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from St. John's: English Harbour (Galleon Beach, Pigeon Beach, & more), Turners Beach (in Bolans) and Turner's Beach (in Crab Hill). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Darkwood Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dickenson Bay, steep yourself in history at Fort Barrington National Park, and view the masterpieces at Zemi Art Gallery.
For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our St. John's trip itinerary planner.
New York City, USA to St. John's is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in St. John's, with lows of 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in St. John's
English Harbour, Antigua, Saint Philip Parish, Turners Beach
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