Freeport Attractions

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Within the 250 miles of land that is Freeport is a world of wonderful sites waiting to be explored.  Museums are not necessarily a popular attraction throughout some of the chain's smaller islands, but you'll find them in abundance here, in addition to the typical natural attractions, and beaches.  

Beaches

Coral Beach

You'll find a handful of beaches to consider visiting in the area. You can click on the name of each beach for more detail concerning that part of the coast.

Bahama Princess Beach: Set on Grand Bahama Island, Bahama Princess Beach is a calm stretch of sand where visitors can go to escape some of the crowds that typically gather on the beaches in the Bahamas.

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A second alternative for beach-goers to consider is William's Town Beach. Beachway Drive leads directly to the shores of William's Town Beach.

Coral Beach: Coral Beach is neither the most popular beach on the island, nor is it completed deserted either. Guests come to enjoy the clean environment and calm shores.

Needless to say, you'll find even more choices for beaches in the area. For more information about this specific topic, read this article.

Museums

In case you like to learn about unfamiliar places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Freeport.

The table right below provides you with more details on some available museums in and around Freeport.

Museums In and Around Freeport
Name Phone Location
Grand Bahama Museum -- 1.7 mi. East of Central Freeport
Museum Of Underwater Exploration -- 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport
Science Museum -- Downtown Freeport

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Grand Bahama Labyrinth

Visitors may explore some other intriguing local landmarks nearby.

A landmark worth visiting is Grand Bahama Labyrinth. It is situated at Garden of the Groves and found within Garden of the Groves, East-Northeast of Freeport. The Labyrinth is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Fridays when it stays open until 10:00 p.m.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Freeport
Name Type Location Island
Grand Bahama Labyrinth Monument 6.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you want to spend part of your vacation out in the fresh air? You may be pleased to know the area has several interesting nature preserves available.

BNT Rand Nature Centre is a popular nature preserve found within northern Freeport. Tourists in the Bahamas will not want to miss a chance to explore the BNT Rand Nature Centre, a calming and peaceful depiction of the natural side of the island nation.

Nature Preserves and Hiking In Freeport
Name Type Location Island
BNT Rand Nature Centre Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.4 mi. East of Downtown Freeport Grand Bahama Island

Parks and Botanical Gardens

Garden of the Groves

Travelers can enjoy the local park, as well as a botanical garden in and around Freeport.

If you enjoy tropical vegetation, you might want to visit Garden of the Groves, which is found in Garden of the Groves, East-Northeast of Freeport. Several times a day beginning at 10:00 a.m., tours of the Gardens are available. Tours last for one hour and take guests through the property and discuss on the local flora and fauna.

The parks and gardens available are summarized below.

Parks and Gardens In and Around Freeport
Name Type Location
Garden of the Groves Botanical Garden 0.1 mi. South of Central Garden of the Groves
Regency Park Park 3.4 mi. West of Central Freeport
 

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