The savvy readers of USA Today recently voted Puerto Rico the #1 Caribbean Island, citing hundreds of annual festivals, stunning offshore islands and sun-kissed beaches like Dorado on the island's northern coast.
This exclusive, palm-fringed community is one of the island's most popular vacation destinations. Located just 20 miles west of San Juan, Dorado rose to prominence in the early 20th century when the Rockefeller family established a storied vacation compound here. Puerto Rico is a Commonwealth of the U.S., making it a particularly appealing destination for travelers who seek a quick and easy tropical island experience.
Located in an old sugarcane plantation, this is the perfect place to see and acquire local products.
The world’s largest rum distillery, Casa Bacardi offers free tours of its mammoth facility daily. Begin at the Visitor Center, where you can taste a sample before enjoying a 45-minute tour that explores the company’s rich history.
Perfect for adrenaline junkies, there are eight mountain adventures and/or excursions. Each has launching and landing platforms and some are connected by narrow suspended bridges or zigzagging walkways.
Barrio Gato, Carr. 155, Km. 33, Orocovis
World’s largest radio telescope and a fascinating visitors’ center
Carr. 625, Arecibo
Is part of the most dramatic and massive system of caves from the occidental hemisphere. This subterranean treasure has an approximate extension of 300 acres. In Clara Cave, the principal cave, you can appreciate a real spectacle of subterranean views like high ceilings of crystalized stalactites, hundreds of stalagmites on the floor and impressive rock formations.
Carr. 129, Km 18.9, Camuy.
Stroll the narrow cobblestoned streets of historic Old San Juan, where more than 400 restored buildings dating back to Puerto Rico’s 16th and 17th century Spanish Colonial era give this neighborhood a sense of history and romance. Here you can find a wide variety of Top Notch Restaurants.