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Free Things To Do in Grenada

If you have extra time, Market Square is worthwhile.
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    St. George's
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    #1 in Grenada
    Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Free, Neighborhood/Area
    TYPE
    Half Day to Full Day
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    Many travelers that have wandered the narrow streets of St. George's say that it's almost like walking through an oil painting. The vivid, brightly painted houses exude an aura of colonialism. In fact, Grenada's capital city—located on Grenada Island's southwestern shore—has earned the unofficial title of the most beautiful harbor town in the Caribbean.

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    Grand Anse Beach
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    #2 in Grenada
    Beaches, Free
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    Half Day to Full Day
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    Frommer's describes Grand Anse as "the granddaddy" of Grenada's 45 beaches, but that's an understatement. This two-mile stretch of creamy-white sand overlooks a sheltered, azure-hued bay where bright red and yellow fishing boats burst with color. Numerous hotels, restaurants, and shops act as a convenient backdrop to this postcard-perfect scene, making this a great home base for sun-seeking visitors.

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    Market Square
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    #7 in Grenada
    Shopping, Sightseeing, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Shopping, Sightseeing, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    When it comes to souvenir shopping, you can't go wrong with a visit to Market Square. Located in the heart of St. George's, Market Square welcomes visitors and locals alike looking for handmade crafts, fresh produce, and, of course, spices. One TripAdvisor user calls the spice market the "best smelling market that I have ever been to!" However, some recent visitors warn that the vendors can be fairly aggressive.

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    La Sagesse Nature Center
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    #8 in Grenada
    Beaches, Hiking, Parks and Gardens, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Beaches, Hiking, Parks and Gardens, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
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    Nature-lovers will fall in love with La Sagesse, a former plantation nestled along a private estuary. Just be sure to bring your binoculars: According to the Grenada Tourism Board, La Sagesse Nature Center has some of the best bird-watching on the island. This region houses unique species as the Caribbean coot, the green-back heron, and the northern Jacuna. If you're not an avian enthusiast, La Sagesse also boasts a beautiful beach and numerous hiking trails, not to mention a small hotel and a mouthwatering restaurant.

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