Jamaica is an island covered by intriguing historical sights and lush, tropical landscapes - you'll have to shape your time well.
Appleton Express: It is an air-conditioned bus that travels from Mo Bay to the Appleton Rum Distillery on the south side of the island. (If you traveled to Jamaica a decade ago, you may remember that the Appleton Express was formerly a train that took day-trippers across the island. Sadly, the train no longer runs..). Addr: Montego Bay Ph: 876-952-3692.
Greenwood Great House: One of the many "Great Houses" built by the family of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Once a thriving sugar plantation and now a museum of the family's artifacts and paintings. Addr: 15 miles East of Montego Bay. Ph: 876-953-1077
Dunn River Falls: These heavenly, cascading falls are often used in the Jamaican tourism ads. Addr: Ocho Rios.
Firefly Hill: The residence of Noel Coward from 1950 until his death in 1973. Addr: North of Ocho Rios toward Port Maria.
Navy Island: This 64 acre resort - once home to Erroll Flynn - has a public beach, dining facilities, island rafting and water sports. Tours can be arranged for the Flynn's nearby ranch - a 2,000 acre spread. Addr: Port Antonio Ph: 876-993-2667.
Botanical Gardens: 20 acres of tropical plants and exotic flowers. Donated by the Hope family in celebration of the abolition of slavery. Addr: Kingston
The Cockpit Country: Home of the Native Maroon Indians who won their freedom from the British in the 17th Century. Tours can be arranged from Montego Bay to the Maroon's main village of Accompong.
Falmouth Quaint: 18th Century port town on the north coast, 23 miles from Montego Bay. Village of Negril: Famous for their sunsets and seven mile beaches, Negril is definately for nature lovers.