8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
1
Ocho Rios
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kingston
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Negril
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Montego Bay
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Chicago

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park and then kick back and relax at Bamboo Beach Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Rainforest Adventures, stop by Jewels & Time Duty Free Jewelers, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Hole.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ocho Rios trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Ocho Rios is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Ocho Rios is 1 hour. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in March: high temperatures in Ocho Rios hover around 87°F and lows are around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kingston.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Theme Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Rainforest Adventures ©
Rainforest Adventures
Jewels & Time Duty Free Jewelers ©
Jewels & Time Duty Free Jewelers

1
night
Kingston

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.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Jamaica National Gallery, stop by Reve Jewellery & Accessories, then steep yourself in history at Bob Marley Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Devon House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kingston route planner.

Drive from Ocho Rios to Kingston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kingston are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Negril.

Things to do in Kingston

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bob Marley Museum ©
Bob Marley Museum
Devon House ©
Devon House
Jamaica National Gallery ©
Jamaica National Gallery

1
night
Negril

Negril ©
Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Barney's Flower & Hummingbird Garden Jamaica, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bloody Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, and finally look for gifts at Irie Art.

Make your Negril itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Kingston to Negril in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Negril are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Negril

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Bloody Bay ©
Bloody Bay
Barney's Flower & Hummingbird Garden Jamaica ©
Barney's Flower & Hummingbird Garden Jamaica

3
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Cinnamon Hill Golf Course and Ahhh...Ras Natango Gallery and Garden. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Doctor's Cave Beach. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Rose Hall Great House, don't miss a visit to The Cage, and take an in-depth tour of Greenwood Great House.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Montego Bay trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Negril to Montego Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach

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