EDITOR'S MUST DO LIST

  1. Race through the jungle on Guinness’s Record Holding El Monstruo Zip Line, the world’s tallest and longest adrenaline rush.
  2. Experience Puerto Rico’s traditional rhythms and cuisine al fresco at the San Gerónimo Festival. First Sunday of every month at Caribe Hilton’s 17th century San Geronimo Fort.
  3. Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Williams-Sonoma, Anthropology... in Puerto Rico? Yes, at The Mall of San Juan.
  4. Take a trip to Piñones for a walk on its pedestrian seaside boardwalk.
  5. Visit Guavate and do what Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern did, try the best “lechón asado” (roasted pig) in the whole world; a truly authentic Puerto Rican experience!
  6. Get your Selfi Gear and head to the Window Cave of Cueva Ventana. Effects are included!
  7. Go to El Morro Fortress and fly a kite!
  8. Take a plunge into the out-of-this-world swimming hole of La Mina Waterfall at the El Yunque National Forest.
  9. Visit the  Museum of Art in San Juan and the  Museum of Art in Ponce.
  10. Spend a day or a weekend at Rincón, and enjoy breathtaking sunsets and world class waves!
  11. Take a walking tour of Old San Juan.
  12. Visit the amazing Rio Camuy Cave Park. And, for the more adventurous, hike, rappel or zip line a cave system!
  13. Experience one of the bioluminescent bays in Lajas, Fajardo and Vieques on a moonless night.
  14. Savor a First-Class Dinner at any of the island’s fine dining restaurants.
  15. Try Body Boarding! At least, take one class.
  16. Bar hopping in Old San Juan. Since you won’t be driving, you are going to have a wonderful evening.
  17. Visit Flamenco Beach in Culebra, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
  18. Taste a Piragua; it’s very refreshing! Or drink from a cold coconut. Or have a Puerto Rican pineapple peeled for you on a roadside stand. Or try a sour cherry (acerola) ice cream.
  19. Shop at Plaza Las Americas, the largest mall in the Caribbean.
  20. Visit the Arecibo Observatory and search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
  21. Go to Caja de Muertos, Ponce known for its coral reefs and exceptional scuba diving.
  22. Go to a local cuchifrito (a colorful roadside kiosk) in Piñones or Luquillo to taste the most amazing fried fritters.
  23. Take a drive along the Panoramic Route; it’s amazing!





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