The Bahamas have long been a popular destination for all kinds of travelers—including the cruise ship and resort crowd. But what if you prefer the slower pace of hidden harbors and sleepy seaside settlements? Before you cross the Bahamas off your bucket list, get to know the “off-the-beaten-path” Abacos a little bit better.
Just north of the “mainland” Bahamas and not far off the east coast of Florida lie the less-traveled Abaco islands. Out here, laid-back Caribbean vibes are the norm, historic nautical charm reigns supreme, and nature’s beauty abounds in every direction. There is no doubt that the “out island” Abacos provide a picture-perfect cruising playground for traditional sailors and full-throttle power boaters alike. And here are the top things to do there that make this destination worthy of your invaluable vacation time. Read more.