Explore Old San Juan and fall in love with the tropical colors, colonial architecture, high-end shopping, and cultural festivals. Plan a cave or rain forest tour, or get your adrenaline pumping with a ziplining adventure.
It's just under a three-hour flight to this U.S. territory, so no passport is required to visit. San Juan offers fantastic shopping, international cuisine, curated museums, and colorful artisan marketplaces. Not far from the capital is El Yunque, which is the only tropical forest in the U.S. National Forest System. Trails run to La Mina waterfall and Mount Britton, then up to the high-altitude dwarf forest. In the south, there are ancient petroglyphs, made by the area’s indigenous Taíno people, and every night, the forest comes alive with the calls of coquí tree frogs.