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    Eastern Region

    Nature lovers and watersport enthusiasts will find delight in exploring the Eastern region of Puerto Rico. A wide variety of beautiful destinations and endless activities in cities such as Fajardo, Humacao, Luquillo and Rio Grande, make this area of Puerto Rico a vacationer's paradise.

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    Loiza

    Nowhere in Puerto Rico is there a more cultural and traditional destination than Loiza. It is a town that was neglected for many years, but as tourists began to discover the rich heritage and hypnotic atmosphere of Loiza, this destination in Puerto Rico began to enjoy a new lease on life. Although many residents of Loiza live in poverty, their untamed spirit for life and their appreciation ...

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    Naguabo

    If you travel to the eastern coast of the island, just north of Humacao, you will find Naguabo. This municipality is spread out over ten wards, the administrative center of which is Naguabo Pueblo. The 134 square kilometers of land that is covered by this municipality is quite varied since it includes a part of the Luquillo Mountain Range. Two of the larger peaks in this range can be found ...

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    Maunabo

    If you travel to the southeastern coast of Puerto Rico you may well find yourself enchanted by the small town of Maunabo. This delightful city was founded in 1799. Named for the Taino Indian named river ‘Maunatabon’, Maunabo is an absolutely delightful part of the island that every tourist should visit at least once.

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    Canovanas

    The town of Canovanas is known by three different names to locals. It is often referred to as "La Cuna de los Indios", meaning "Indian Cradle". This is because of the large population of Indian and African slaves that arrived and settled here. The second name, "La Ciudad de las Carreras", means "Race Horse Town". Since 1972, Canovanas has been home to the only horse racetrack in Puerto Rico, ...

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    Guayama

    Just a little inland off Puerto Rico’s southern coastline you will find the city of Guayama. The town was founded in 1736 by Matias de Abadia and was originally named ‘San Antonio de Padua de Guayama’. Guayama is a fairly large city that is home to well over 40 000 people. It covers some 169 square kilometers of land and is divided into nine different wards with Guayama Pueblo serving as the ...

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    San Lorenzo

    Situated in the eastern region of Puerto Rico, San Lorenzo is an interesting municipality spread out over ten different wards. The city center and administrative downtown area is known as San Lorenzo Pueblo and it is here that the average visitor starts their tour of San Lorenzo. This fascinating little Puerto Rican town is not first on everyone’s list of things to see but it certainly ...

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    Fajardo

    Fajardo is probably the most beautiful little coastal town in Puerto Rico. It is a major boating center and has a wide variety of rentals and charters available for hire. Local centers also offer a variety of water sports and diving excursions on a daily basis as well as scheduled ferries and air services that carry passengers and cargo to Culebra and Vieques.

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    Rio Grande

    Delectably rich in its natural heritage, Rio Grande is the ideal place to get away from it all. Vast areas of natural Greenland and long strips of pristine beach provide the setting for many enjoyable activities. The El Yunque or Caribbean National Forest is noted for being the only tropical rain forest in the United States Forest Service system. Apart from this magnificent natural wonder, ...

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    Vieques

    In many ways, the city of Vieques is a place of beauty and rarity. Some would even call it enchanting. Blessed with near perfect weather the whole year around (except for August to October), Vieques is perfect place for any holiday maker. During the summer months the water takes on a most stunning turquoise color which invites you to view the amazing sea creatures and ...