Many people who have not visited the island of Puerto Rico have the idea that Puerto Rico is small, and therefore that there are few things to see or do – nothing can be further from reality. In Puerto Rico you will be astonished to find the diversity of topography in such short distance and the vast amounts of activities available. It can take a lifetime to discover all the things that Puerto Rico has to offer.
In Puerto Rico you can come to submerge into a relaxing tropical climate with beautiful natural scenery, there are active sports available like zipline, surfing, hiking, horseback riding, etc. You can find internationally recognize cuisine, fresh seafood, and flavorful typical dishes. We have a large collection of well preserved Spanish influenced buildings dating back to the 14th century
Here in PuertoRico.com.pr, we compile a list of the top destinations to visit in Puerto Rico. These are the places we encourage you to visit. Unless you come with ample time, you will need to come to Puerto Rico multiple times in order to see all the places listed. In this blog post we are going to list the absolute essential places to see.
1. Old San Juan – here you have a conglomerate of historic sites and activities. You can visit one of the oldest Spanish forts in the nation – El Morro, the antique Spanish governor’s mansion – La Fortaleza, the romantic walkway around the gated city, Paseo de la Princesa, and much more.
2. El Yunque National Rain forest – El Yunque is the only Rain Forest in the US. It is home to thousands of species and offers breathtaking views, waterfalls, and trails.
3. Vieques and Culebra Islands – These two islands off the east coast of Puerto Rico are two of Puerto Rico’s crown jewels. Both islands are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Vieques is also the place where you will find the brightest bio bay in the world. It is a natural miracle!