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Top 10 Things to Do in Jamaica

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While you may be tempted to spend all your time in Jamaica lounging on the beautiful white sand beaches, we've suggested the top ten things to do during your stay to fully experience this exotic island. Steeped in history and rumors of witchcraft, Rose Hall is a solid choice for both local history and ghost hunting. Enjoy the great outdoors with a three hour walking tour of the gorgeous Croydon in the Mountains plantation and learn about local agriculture while getting to sample fresh pineapple and Blue Mountain coffee. Literary buffs should plan a trip to Greenwood Great House. This former home of Richard Barrett, cousin of poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, houses rare books, oil paintings, antiques, and more. Hope Botanical Gardens contains several species of indigenous and non-indigenous plants and flowers and even a small zoo. It's a great place to spend a nice, peaceful day with friends and family. read more about Top 10 Things to Do in Jamaica

Rose Hall Great House

Rose Hall Great House

  • Rose Hall Highway
  • Rose Hall Hwy., 15km (9 1/4 miles) east of Montego Bay
  • tel:+1 876 953 2323
  • Montego Bay

A visit to Rose Hall Great House is a throwback to a period where there were slaves and masters. The antique design and furnishing of the Great house has been preserved in time as has its dark history. Annie Palmer, the mistress of Rose Hall is said to have been a witch who practiced dark arts and the souls of her victims are thought to be attached to the place still, with many accounts of sightings. If you are in the mood to be scared or just to enjoy the antique décor then a trip to Rose Hall Great House is just the choice. read more about Rose Hall Great House

Sam Sharpe Square

Sam Sharpe Square

  • City Centre
  • tel:+1 876 922 1287 (Jamaica National Heritage Trust)
  • Montego Bay
Greenwood Great House

Greenwood Great House

  • On Rte. A1, 23km (14 miles) east of Montego Bay
  • tel:876/953-1077
  • Montego Bay
Hope Botanical Gardens

Hope Botanical Gardens

  • Old Hope Road
  • tel:+1 876 927 1257
  • Kingston