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Things to do in Puerto Rico

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Forest
“Leave the city behind and enjoy the beauty of nature in a peace and quiet environment.”
  • 282 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Old San Juan, the old Spanish town, takes you back in time. You have to visit the Forts and walk around its streets. Spend the whole day walking around :)”
  • 164 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Located in a well preserved historical buildings at De Diego Street in Santurce, this museum holds and preserves in four levels a significant and representative number of art works of all sorts and sizes by local artists, some of them dated back to the 18th Century. Will see a huge carbon works by Antonio Martorel, oil paintings, huge acrylics like Arnaldo Rosie's triptic, ephemeral art sample (in screens) spectacular installations like the barber shop and also a section about works made out of recycled material. There is also a beautiful escultorical garden with a fish pond as can be seen in the photo. Three to four hours tour might be enough to have an idea and leave with interest to get back in another visit to the Island.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Mall of San Juan is the Caribbean’s premier shopping destination. This state-of-the-art mall offers unique retailers in the island, exquisite dining and entertainment. The Mall of San Juan is a 650,000 sq ft upscale shopping mall located across from the San José Lagoon at the south end of the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge, near the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico”
  • 87 locals recommend
Plaza
“Local hangout spots with about 30 different places to eat or drink! Live music on weekends”
  • 158 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Don't miss Old San Juan. Food, culture, views and culture. 40 mnt drive on 22 este.”
  • 143 locals recommend
Castle
“500 hundreds years old and still standing, build by the Spaniards colonizers during 1500, a lot of history and great pictures spots.”
  • 96 locals recommend
Café
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“Classic bakery, a local favorite and a must if you're staying in Ocean Park. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“The anvil is well known for its natural beauty, great vegetation, rivers and waterfalls at another level. I love this place I recommend it. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This is the bar that has put Puerto Rico on the cocktail lover’s map, is so famous that it doesn’t need a sign outside. Has different rooms with different ambiances.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Housing Development
“spend time with family or friends and walk around this historic place full of local restaurants with amazing views or bring your kids and dogs to play in this huge field. don't forget to bring them a Kite. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Beach
“Jets skis Water activities Snorkeling fishing Boogie boarding White beaches ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Theme Park
“TOROVERDE is the ecological park where you will spend endless hours of adventure. You will enjoy the most beautiful landscapes that will leave you breathless, and extreme sports can make direct contact with nature. If you are someone that you like to feel that rush of adrenaline and excitement, this is the place for you.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Perfect Restaurant to go and eat fresh fish like Red snapper, Lobster Fish tacos my favorite ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Really good rustic-artisanal pizza especially for those who like thin crust pizza. All made on artisanal oven with fresh ingredients. Curiously, this place also have one of the best Mexican tacos in the city. This is definitely a nice stop on your way back home after a day on the beach. Good drinks, not super pricey, and friendly staff!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Science Museum
“One of the world’s largest radio telescope, which is used to study the ionosphere and nearby planets as they pass overhead. Open since 1963, this radio telescope has made many significant scientific discoveries. ”
  • 73 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Perfect Restaurant to go and eat fresh fish like Red snapper, Lobster Fish tacos my favorite ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Really good rustic-artisanal pizza especially for those who like thin crust pizza. All made on artisanal oven with fresh ingredients. Curiously, this place also have one of the best Mexican tacos in the city. This is definitely a nice stop on your way back home after a day on the beach. Good drinks, not super pricey, and friendly staff!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Food Truck
“A foodtruck park where you can find a variety of gastronomy selections for everyone. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Arepa Restaurant
“The Luquillo Kioskos are about 60 different places, each of them are numbered and many of them are named most of these kiosks sell food and drinks, but there are many souvenir shops as well. The Kioskos are very different and range in style, taste and price. With classic Puerto Rican food and unusual things like Pizza, local/Caribbean fusion, Chinese, Italian, and even Peruvian food, the Kioskos offer something for everyone.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“La Copa Llena has a very eclectic menu with some wonderful tapas options. They're right on the beach and have one of the best places to catch the sunset in all of Rincon.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Historic market and the surrounding area with a lot of restaurants and bars. It is always busy and becomes very crowded on weekend nights.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Best tacos in town! Their home made hot sauce is addictive. Say hello to owner Alfonso from us, Sol & Gianluca, aka the Milanese.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and atmosphere. Outdoor seating. Outdoor games for kids or while you wait.”
  • 26 locals recommend

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