8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
Montego Bay
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Ocho Rios
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Negril
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Montego Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by The Craft Market at the Hip Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Rose Hall Great House and then kick back and relax at Doctor's Cave Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Montego Bay trip maker tool .

Newark, USA to Montego Bay is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark in December, things will get much warmer in Montego Bay: highs are around 87°F and lows about 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Montego Bay

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Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Ocho Rios is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, theme parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park, admire the natural beauty at Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls, take a memorable tour with Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at White River.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ocho Rios trip planner .

You can take a bus from Montego Bay to Ocho Rios in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. December in Ocho Rios sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. You will leave for Negril on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Horseback Riding Tours
White River ©
White River

2
nights
Negril

Negril ©
Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Negril Cliffs and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bloody Bay. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Negril road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ocho Rios to Negril takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Negril are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Negril

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Negril Cliffs ©
Negril Cliffs
Bloody Bay ©
Bloody Bay

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