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NJ.ORG Travel Editors Pick – Barbados

 
Knock wood.  It’s unlikely you’ll be drenched or flown out early if you Summer in Barbados. That’s because Barbados is located in the Lesser Antilles. 
 
Barbados has it all:  sun, sand and sea.  The island has more attractions for every square mile than any other island in the Caribbean area 
You can't go to Barbados without checking out Oistins Fish Fry.  Oistins is a popular fishing town and a popular destination for weekend nights.  One of the main attractions of the town is the fish fry held every Friday night.  There is usually music and they serve fish of all kinds including flying fish, tuna, mahi-mahi, marlin and swordfish.
 
Ted the founder of Ted’s Tours is a popular Barbados native and is known as the barefoot tour guide.  He has twenty years experience in the tourism industry.  His trips are done on a 40 seater bus with free run or fruit punch.  Also included on the tour of the island is a buffet lunch and guided tour of Sunbury Plantation House.
 
In Barbados, a visit to St. Nicholas Abbey is a must.  The Abbey is a beautiful mansion located in the middle of the island.  You can take a tour of the house along with the outside gardens and mahogany trees.  You can witness how rum is made at the mansion.  You can even buy bottles of their best rum.
 
The Harbor Lights Dinner Show is a great way to spend the evening.  The dinner show begins with a live band to get the crowd pumped.  Some of the amazing performances of the night include a fire eater, shaggy bear, men on stilts and an acrobatic monkey.
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