9 days in Jamaica Itinerary

9 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Bus:  12 h 45 min
1
Montego Bay
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Negril
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Ocho Rios
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kingston
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): tee off at Tryall Golf Course, stroll through Doctor's Cave Beach, then steep yourself in history at The Cage, and finally steep yourself in history at Rose Hall Great House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): play a few rounds at Cinnamon Hill Golf Course and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Montego Bay day trip planning site.

Los Angeles, USA to Montego Bay is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Montego Bay, with highs around 87°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Negril.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trip

Tryall Golf Course
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Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach
Tryall Golf Course ©
Tryall Golf Course

1
night
Negril

Negril ©
Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Negril travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Montego Bay to Negril in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December in Negril, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Negril

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Rainforest Adventures and Bamboo Beach Club will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Green Grotto Caves in Runaway Bay (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Dunn's River Falls and Park, stroll around Konoko Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at Bethel Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, and admire the natural beauty at Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ocho Rios trip planner.

You can drive from Negril to Ocho Rios in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Green Grotto Caves
Highlights from your plan
Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Rainforest Adventures ©
Rainforest Adventures
Green Grotto Caves ©
Green Grotto Caves

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.
To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kingston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ocho Rios to Kingston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kingston

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hellshire Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hellshire Beach ©
Hellshire Beach
Bob Marley Museum ©
Bob Marley Museum
University Of The West Indies - Mona ©
University Of The West Indies - Mona

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