Route & dates
10 days in Western Area Itinerary
Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive: 24 h
Freetown— 7 nights
Drive + Fly: 24 h
End: Washington DC
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Straddling an undulating coastline, Freetown serves as the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.River Number Two Beach has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Freetown: Bureh Beach (in Bure Town) and Lakka Beach (in Lakka). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at John Obey Beach, head off the coast to Bunce Island, and explore and take pictures at Cotton Tree.
To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Freetown trip itinerary planning site.
Washington DC, USA to Freetown is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 75°F in Freetown. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
Things to do in Freetown
Bureh Beach, Lakka Beach
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