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Walking Tour of Old San Juan
"9am - Meet guide in front of Senor Frogs 102 Calle Marina San Juan 00901 Puerto Rico First visit La Fortaleza (Governors house) The gate of San Juan
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Old San Juan Deluxe Walking Tour
"There is a magical feeling to the area of Old San Juan and your first thought may be that you are not in the United States. There seems to be nothing that looks as old or has the history on the mainland as you will see in Old San Juan. Founded in 1521 this part of the city of San Juan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a US Historic Zone. Your walk begins at the water's edge and follows the city wall where the view is spectacular and the past comes alive. There are over 400 well-preserved buildings in the old city that date back to its inception. The architecture is incredible and you will feel as if you are in Europe with cobblestone streets and buildings sitting side by side. Most of the old city will remind you of its history as a military stronghold but much of this area has now been modified to house attractions for tourism. Cafes small shops great gardens and courtyards abound. The former barracks now house the Museo de Las Americas and has a collection of Latin American Folk Art. Some of the religious structures spread throughout the area such as the San Juan Cathedral seem to be both Gothi San Juan Cathedral and many more historical places. And you will learn where to find other points of interest that you can return to and explore in greater detail.Some sights you'll see include San Juan Gate
From $66.00
 
San Juan Historic Tour: Fort San Cristobal and Ruin of Caparra
"After being picked up at you Hotel you will be introduced to the rest of the group this will help you feel like a family. First we will go to the Ruin of Caparra located just south of San Juan. This place were the first city was established in the north of Puerto Rico by Our First Spanish Governor Ponce de Leon. You'll spend approximately 35 minutes here.Next is Isla de Cabra from here we will show the the west side of the Cityand you can take the best photos of the Fort El Morro from here. After visit the New San Juan and last the Fort San Cristobal
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More Off The Beaten Path in San Juan

The other municipalities that make Puerto Rico

If you get a chance, have time or want something a little different than what San Juan has to offer, than I would recommend that you venture out to one (or as many as you can) of the other 77...
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Gypsystravels
Jul 27, 2015

Bacardi Plant - Catano

Located in Catano, this plant is the largest distiller in the world. Yes, you heard right!! The Bacardi Company is a family owned business in its 7th generation and the Bacardi's are hands on owners....
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Gypsystravels
Jul 27, 2015

El Portal Tropical Forest Center

This place is worth a visit if not just for the building which has won international architectural acclaim. The white building has several pillars and looks very modern and well-suited for the...
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jumpingnorman
Apr 04, 2013

See a Rainforest - El Yunque

June 16, 2009 – Today we had so much fun at the El Yunque Rainforest which is just about a 45 minute drive from the city of San Juan. There are three offers at the Marriott concierge for the El Yunque...
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jumpingnorman
Apr 04, 2013

Free WiFi

In a pinch? Need to check your e-mail? San Juan offers free WiFi provided by the Puerto Rico tourism company. As you get near the Tourism Company you will see signs (like the one pictured above) on...
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heitzenrater
Apr 04, 2011

Banco Popular

I found the Banco Popular building listed in an article in the December 2010/January 2011 issue of Budget Travel 20 Best-Kept Secrets of San Juan, Puerto Rico so as we were on our way back to pick up...
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Dabs
Feb 01, 2011
 
 
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El Yunque - The Caribbean National Forest

El Yunque is unique in the Caribbean and in the National Park/Forest system of the US. You should stop at the Visitor's Center first to find out about the park. I wanted to see the flowers, foliage...
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grandmaR
Apr 21, 2010

The site of the Dupont Plaza fire

I've been debating whether or not I should write this tip but as it might be of interest to some people, I thought I'd post it anyways. The San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino was...
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Jefie
Feb 20, 2010

Fort San Geronimo

Built in the 17th century, Fort San Geronimo was originally part of San Juan's line of defense, along with El Morro and Castillo San Cristobal. It is located at the entrance of the Condado Lagoon,...
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Jefie
Feb 20, 2010

Parque Luis Muñoz Rivera

The Luis Muñoz Rivera park is located in an area called "Punta de Tierra", stretching between the Condado area and Old San Juan. Created in 1929, it is the oldest urban park in all of Puerto Rico. It...
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Jefie
Feb 20, 2010

Bioluminescent Bay Kayak Tour

Take a field trip to Fajardo to see Laguna Grande. The 2 hour guided tour takes you through magrove channels into a bioluminescent bay. The bay is filled with thousands of Pyrodinium bahmense...
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DGPoohBear
Dec 06, 2009

2-4 hour Hiking Trails: El Yunque

Since hiking is popular at the Yunque forest, they have good info offered at the El Yunque Catalina Field Office near the Palmer Village at the forest’s northern edge (787-888-1880).The famous 2 hour...
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jumpingnorman
Jun 16, 2009

making the right turns

Callejon de la CapillaCallejon translate to alley, and this is certainly what it appears to be. Although, it has to be the nicest alley I have ever seen. It is located in Old San Juan off of Calle de...
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rowdy_rod2
Apr 15, 2009

The Guavate Experience

Every Puerto Rican will object to a weekend day-trip from San Juan to Guavate being an "Off the beaten path" experience, being Guavate probably the most-popular weekend destinations for Puerto Ricans....
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gdilieto
Dec 19, 2008

Top Hotels in San Juan

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100 Cristo St, Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901, Caribbean
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1077 Ashford Avenue, San Juan, 00907, Caribbean
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1309 Ashford Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00907, Caribbean
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5961 Isla Verde Ave, (formerly San Juan Grand Beach Resort), Carolina, Puerto Rico, 00979, Caribbean
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4820 Isla Verde Ave, Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico, 00979, Caribbean
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105 Calle de Diego, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00925-3313, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in San Juan

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Old San Juan

Sightseeing in Old San Juan, just walking around, is one of the best activities while in Puerto Rico. Just wander the streets, peek into the church, some of the many cafes and bars and restaurants,...
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Bacardi Factory

When visiting San Juan in the past, we rarely strayed beyond the confines of Old San Juan itself. During our latest visit, we made the decision to branch out a little. We visited the Bacardi Factory...
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Beach

Like on many other islands, beaches here are quite beautiful and a big drawn to visitors. There are three main beaches in the San Juan area which are Isla Verde Beach, Condado Beach and Ocean Beach....
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San Cristobal Fort

It was late afternoon when we finally were able to visit Castillo San Cristóbal or Fort San Cristóbal which is part of the San Juan National Historic Site. Some people are unaware that this historic...
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El Morro

El Morro is one of the two major forts in Old San Juan. The other is Castillo San Cristobal, and together they form the San Juan National Historic Site. If you are going to visit one, you should visit...
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El Yungue Rainforest

El Yunque is the only rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System. Comprised of some 240 different species of trees, it is actually a series of forests, each one determined by its altitude. More...
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Top 5 San Juan Writers

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Jefie

"La Ciudad del Encanto"
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moiraistyx

"BLUE WATERS, WHITE SAND AND TONS OF HISTORY,"
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starship

"San Juan, Puerto Rico"
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Jim_Eliason

"San Juan"
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jumpingnorman

"Jumping Around San Juan, Puerto Rico!"
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