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Drive to Newark, Fly to Freetown, Drive to Freetown
Freetown— 9 nights
Drive to Freetown, Fly to Newark, Drive to Newark
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Straddling an undulating coastline, Freetown serves as the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.Bring the kids along to River Number Two Beach and Bunce Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Freetown: Lakka Beach (in Lakka) and Bureh Beach (in Bure Town). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lumley Beach, explore the galleries of Sierra Leone Peace Museum, enjoy some diversion at Cruzer Cinema, and wander the streets of Aberdeen.
For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Freetown day trip planning tool.
Newark, USA to Freetown is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. July in Freetown sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to home.
Things to do in Freetown
Lakka Beach, Bureh Beach, River Number Two Beach
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