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.
You'll find a handful of beaches to consider in the area. Just click on the name of each beach to get additional information concerning that particular location.
Bahama Princess Beach: Bahama Princess Beach is located near Xanadu Beach and Dundee Bay, and is accessible via Dundee Bay Drive.
Another place to consider is William's Town Beach. Centrally located in a settlement of the same name, William's Town Beach is popular for watersports like jet skiing and snorkeling. As an extra special treat, horses sometimes show up on the beach.
Coral Beach: Several roads off Royal Palm Way lead to Coral Beach, all of which begin with the word "Sea." These include Sea Fan Lane, Sea Gate Lane, Sea Biscuit Lane, and Sea Shell Lane.
These are only some of the options. For more information about beaches, check out this page.
Assuming you like to become more aware of other people and places, you should consider visiting a museum while on vacation in Freeport.
One popular destination is Ye Olde Pirate Bottle House. It is found within Port Lucaya Marketplace and located in Port Lucaya, East of Freeport. Inside Ye Old Pirate Bottle House guests will find over 300 bottles on display, some of which date back to the year 1650. A 15 minute video at the beginning of the tour will give insight into historic bottle-making methods, which helps guests garner a new appreciation for the art of bottle making.
The table below enables you to get more details regarding some available museums in and around the area.
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|Ye Olde Pirate Bottle House||(242) 373-2000||2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport|
Visitors can explore some other worthwhile local landmarks close to Freeport.
Many travelers choose to visit Grand Bahama Labyrinth. It can be found at Garden of the Groves and located in 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.
|Grand Bahama Labyrinth||Monument||6.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Freeport||Grand Bahama Island|
Do you like spending time outside? You may be happy to find out that the area has some nature preserves available.
BNT Rand Nature Centre is a great nature preserve located in 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.
|BNT Rand Nature Centre||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.4 mi. East of Downtown Freeport||Grand Bahama Island|
Visitors can spend some time in the local park, or a botanical garden in and around Freeport.
To surround yourself with beautiful tropical vegetation, consider visiting Garden of the Groves, which is located within 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 here:
|Garden of the Groves||Botanical Garden||0.1 mi. South of Central Garden of the Groves|
|Park||3.4 mi. West of Central Freeport|
People do not usually stay in Freeport to find gambling, but there is one such venue nearby, Treasure Bay Casino. Relax and have fun at the Treasure Bay Casino at the Grand Lucayan Bahamas Beach. Here you can try your luck at slot machines and games, as well as enjoy the entertainment, drinks, and atmosphere of the room.
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