Why Puerto Rico?
This a question some have asked, and the answer is quite simple. There is no other place like it.
"There is no place like this place, anywhere near this place, so this must be the place. Puerto Rico!"
About Puerto Rico and Ease of Traveling to the Island:
Diverse, tropical Caribbean island
U.S. territory - no passport needed
Currency - U.S. dollar
Both English and Spanish spoken
4 hour flight from Chicago or New York
Low round trip flight costs
Major U.S. car rental companies
Driving laws same as in the mainland U.S.
Things to do in Puerto Rico
Maricao Forest Reserve, waterfalls, coffee and fruit plantations, diving, surfing, whale watching, hiking, Gaunica dry forest, El Yunque rain forest (the only tropical rain forest in the northern hemisphere!), three bioluminescent bays, snorkeling, lighthouses, bird watching, kayaking, Arecibo radiotelescope, caves, golfing, biking...and much much more!
The first thing you will need to do upon returning home from your trip to Puerto Rico is to begin plans for the next trip to see and do all the things you missed!
Photos from around Puerto Rico
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