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Things to do in Falmouth

As activities go, Falmouth Jamaica excursions pack a punch. Within easy reach of the town, you’ll find the Martha Brae Rafting Village, Luminous Lagoon, and Greenwood Great House. Dunn’s River Falls is on everyone’s must-do list but a Mystic Mountain Adventure tour should also be on your radar. The best tours from Falmouth also feature a visit to the off-the-beaten-track Blue Hole Secret Falls, tubing on the Rio Bueno River, and a visit to the Bob Marley Museum in Nine Mile.

History buffs will enjoy the many Georgian-era buildings on show along the waterfront district but to really get a sense of the island’s past, a visit to one of Jamaica’s great houses is a must. Rose Hall Great House and Good Hope Great House are both great examples and worth a visit. You’ll get to learn what life was like here in the 18th century as the country was developing its own identity.

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About Falmouth, Jamaica

Falmouth is the capital city of Jamaica’s Trelawny Parish, and is a popular tourist town on Jamaica's north shore. It has a busy cruise ship terminal that drops keen travelers off for a day of exploring in a well-placed location between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. The town itself is very walkable and several walking tours are available to give you a deeper insight into the area.

Just outside the cruise port gates, you’ll find yourself in the historical center with many bars, restaurants, and shopping opportunities. Take a walk up Falmouth St which will take you to the heart of the Old Town, Water Square. For tours that are a bit further afield, like Dunn’s River Falls and Martha Brae Rafting, you’ll need a car but most Falmouth Jamaica excursions include transportation so you can sit back and enjoy the journey!

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