21 days in Turks and Caicos Itinerary

21 days in Turks and Caicos Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Providenciales
— 11 nights
Travel:  3 h
2
North Caicos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Salt Cay
— 1 night
Ferry:  15 min
4
Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Phoenix

11
nights
Providenciales

Providenciales ©
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grace Bay Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Half Moon Bay and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's much more to do: stroll through Princess Alexandra National Park, make a trip to Our Lady of Divine Providence, kick back and relax at Long Bay Beach, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Providenciales trip itinerary planner.

Phoenix, USA to Providenciales is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Providenciales due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Providenciales: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to North Caicos.

Things to do in Providenciales

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Smith's Reef
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Grace Bay Beach ©
Grace Bay Beach
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay
Long Bay Beach ©
Long Bay Beach

3
nights
North Caicos

North Caicos ©
The second largest island in the territory, North Caicos possesses a few pleasant villages and whole host of natural attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mudjin Harbor and Pumpkin Bluff Beach. Attractions like Bambara Beach and Wild Cow Run Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from North Caicos: Conch Bar (Crossing Place Trail & Conch Bar Caves). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Pelican Beach, head off the coast to Middle Caicos, and kick back and relax at Horse stable beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read North Caicos trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Providenciales to North Caicos. In January, daily temperatures in North Caicos can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to Salt Cay.

Things to do in North Caicos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Middle Caicos, Middle Caicos
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Mudjin Harbor ©
Mudjin Harbor
Three Marys Cays ©
Three Marys Cays
Pumpkin Bluff Beach ©
Pumpkin Bluff Beach

1
night
Salt Cay

Salt Cay ©
Despite its size, small and storied Salt Cay offers plenty of charming cultural and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours and then head off the coast to Salt Cay.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salt Cay road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from North Caicos to Salt Cay takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Cockburn Town.

Things to do in Salt Cay

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Salt Cay ©
Salt Cay

5
nights
Cockburn Town, Grand Turk

Cockburn Town ©
Cockburn Town is the capital city of the Turks and Caicos Islands.GeographyCockburn Town is located on the largest island in the Turks Islands archipelago, Grand Turk Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pillory Beach and Turks & Caicos National Museum. Bring the kids along to SunRay Beach and Governor's Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Historic Lighthouse Grand Turk, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Black Forest, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnels.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cockburn Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Salt Cay to Cockburn Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cockburn Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Turk, Governor's Beach
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Gibbs Cay ©
Gibbs Cay
Pillory Beach ©
Pillory Beach
SunRay Beach ©
SunRay Beach

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