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  • Sights

    San Cristobal Canyon

    Located between the towns of Aibonito and Barranquitas, the picturesque San Cristobal Canyon cuts its way dramatically through the Central Cordillera Mountains. This is Puerto Rico’s only canyon and is a very popular hiking destination. The canyon is nine kilometers in length, with its deepest point being around 150 meters, and has the Usabon River flowing through it. Diverse vegetation ...

  • Sights

    Las Cavernas De Camuy

    The Camuy River is more than just a body of flowing water or a supply of water to the land; it is a creator of natural wonders. If that seems impossible to you then you should visit the Las Cavernas de Camuy. Also known as Caverns of Rio Camuy, this attraction is a most spectacular collection of underground caverns that were created by the Camuy River approximately a million years ago. Today ...

  • Eastern Region

    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.

  • Activities

    Hiking Walking

    Puerto Rico is a country that has a vast variety of activities to offer visitors. One of the more popular activities in Puerto Rico is hiking. Hiking and walking in Puerto Rico is a popular choice since the landscape is breathtaking and inviting. There are so many hiking and walking destinations in Puerto Rico that often the only difficult aspect of this activity is deciding where to ...

  • Porta Caribe (South)

    Salinas

    Salinas was founded by Agustín Colón Pacheco in 1841, and the city is commonly known as "La Cuna del Mojito Isleño". Salinas is a small municipality made up of about 30,000 "Salinenses", and is located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico. San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, is just over an hour drive at approximately 53.4 miles away.

  • Culture

    Sport

    Baseball, basketball, biking, skating, sailing, bowling, camping, cycling, diving, fishing, golf, hiking, horses, surfing, tennis...Take your pick! There's a plethora of outdoor activities to keep you entertained whilst in Puerto Rico. Whether you're the active, get-involved type or the sit-down-and-watch-others type, there'll be something for you to enjoy in Puerto Rico.

  • Travel

    Vacations

    There is so much to do in Puerto Rico that most people opt for a vacation package that caters to their specific interests. Packages can be tailor-made or pre-arranged, depending on what agent you choose. If you have an interest in Puerto Rican culture, you could book a package that starts off in Old San Juan and allows you to travel back in time by walking the old streets and exploring ...

  • Activities

    Puerto Rico is a truly impressive island with many fine natural features, lovely towns and cities and a rich cultural heritage. Visitors to this friendly island, and the nearby smaller islands, can enjoy wonderful sightseeing tours exploring areas of historical and natural splendor. Puerto Rico's marvelous landscape is also ideal for numerous outdoor activities, some of which are listed below.

  • Reserves

    Cambalache Forest Reserve

    The Cambalache Forest Reserve can be found east of Arecibo. It is just north of a cluster of coastal limestone formations that can be found in this part of Puerto Rico. The lush, thick forest lies specifically in the Holridge's Subtropical Moist Forest Life zone. The Reserve has great camping facilities, with areas in particular being provided for those who would like to spend a couple of ...

  • Reserves

    La Parguera Nature Reserve

    Situated near the popular La Parguera village and resort, the La Parguera Nature Reserve has plenty to offer. The nature reserve is run by the DRNA (Department of Natural Resources of the Government of Puerto Rico) and as of yet, does not allow camping. However it does have excellent snorkeling opportunities, boat rides and hiking trails that are enough to keep you busy for the entire day. ...