We will be staying for 4 nights at the fairmont Southampton in June. My wife and I have 2 kids, 6 and 9. Our schedule only allows for one day to explore, a Sunday (June 10th). I was hoping to use the ferries to travel to Hamilton, the dockyard, and St. George’s on that Sunday, but read the orange line does not run on Sundays. Fes like we should focus on one area, as I’m not going to take a bus or cab from the dockyard to St. George’s. Too long. I’d like to balance memories with convenience.
My question is, does it make sense to focus on The dock yards for Sunday if we were hoping for a unique perspective into Bermuda. We are making our way through the British island territories over the next few years, and I want our kids to have some sort of iconic experience or memory that sets each island apart. I was considering the crystal and fantasy caves for that, but the dockyards seem easiest for us to get to from Southampton, and the historical aspect seems like it may stick out. And, it may be nice to see some of the beaches near the dockyard to change things up from horseshoe bay.
Anyone else think St. George’s May be worth prioritizing for our one day of sight seeing on Sunday? Would a ferry trip to Hamilton and a ferry trip to the dockyard, and nearby beaches, and historical sites scratch the “iconic/differentiating” itch? Is St. George’s via cab a better option to really make sure we get the full Bermuda experience? Should we reconsider and head to the caves, museum, aquarium, and Blue hole on that Sunday via cabs?
Or can someone convince my wife to ditch her accounting reports that are due that Wednesday and let us stay one more day?