The Top Things to Do in Puerto Rico

Though it’s just a quick hop from Miami, Puerto Rico is America’s best-kept secret when it comes to must-visit travel destinations.

Can’t-Miss Activities and Things to Do in Puerto Rico

Home to the world’s most beautiful beaches, America’s only tropical rainforest, and water sports to keep you busy for days, it’s no surprise that travelers fall in love with Puerto Rico’s sunny shores.

Authentic experiences abound, whether you’re feeling the adrenaline on a ziplining tour, meeting locals in a coffee shop, floating over a coral reef, or dancing the night away in the streets of Old San Juan. If you don’t know where to start, here are some ideas for things to do in Puerto Rico.

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When it comes to choosing things to do in Puerto Rico, the possibilities are endless.

Don’t worry if you can’t make up your mind — the beach is the perfect place to relax until you decide.

For adventurers: Take a hiking tour in El Yunque Rainforest. This lush oasis is best explored with an experienced guide who can find secret waterfalls for an afternoon swim.

For cocktail enthusiasts: Tour the Bacardi Rum Distillery, the largest in the world. Learn the history of the island’s favorite spirit and sample some cocktails on the water at Casa Bacardi.

For water lovers: Paddle one of Puerto Rico’s three bioluminescent bays for a truly magical experience. Watch as the water sparkles with blue twinkling lights under the surface with the mere dip of a paddle.

A woman snorkeling through dark water