Puerto Rico: The All-Star Island!

Located in the heart of the Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico is true tropical paradise. This manageable, medium sized-island is actually part of the United States, so US citizens don’t even need a passport to visit, they can just book a ticket and boom! There in a few hours plane ride from the east coast.

Puerto Rico was one of the first places Christopher Columbus visited on his journey to the new world in 1493. It was originally inhabited by the Taino people who eventually mixed with the Spanish and the modern day Puerto Ricans are what is the result!

Puerto Rico is a five-star vacation destination with a wealth of amazing things to do. Noted above, Puerto Rico’s history is truly  a reason to visit on its own. Stroll the streets of Old San Juan and get taken back in time to the 16th century and imagine Spanish conquistadors clad in armor trotting up the streets on gallant steeds. Dine in one of the fantastic restaurants or dance some salsa until the wee hours of the morning. Cuba gets all the cred for the best cigars, but trust us, Puerto Rico is right up there with them! (and you can take them home without getting in trouble!)

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Once you’ve had your fill of culture, it’s time to hit the pristine white sand beaches that Puerto Rico is truly known for. You have a melange of options, even right in San Juan! Or, you can head to one of the other coasts like Rincon where there are world-class waves to practice your surfing or even kite boarding.

Once you’re sun kissed, it’s time to explore the interior of the island which is home to protected rain forest and stunning mountain vistas. You can take part in some exhilarating adventure activities like zip lining or ATV riding on jungle paths.

Puerto Rico is truly an All-Star island, so make sure you add it to your travel bucket list and enjoy everything this magical place has to offer! Bon Voyage!

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