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Puerto Rico is a diverse island. From the sea to the mountain and the beach to the rainforest, there is a full range of things to do. Activities in Puerto Rico encompass sport, leisure, sightseeing, ecotourism, gambling, nightlife and much, much more. And this is the place to find it all.
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  2. On the Water (23)
  3. Puerto Rico for Golfers (4)
  4. San Juan Activities (16)
  5. Tours and Tour Guides (17)

Review of the Mandara Spa at the Wyndham Rio Mar
An indulgent review of the Spa portion of the Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, a Wyndham Grand Resort.

Review of Zen Spa Retreat at the Sheraton Puerto Rico
The Zen Spa Retreat is one reason why the Sheraton Puerto Rico is one of San Juan's new premier hotel destinations.

Puerto Rico's Top 5 Attractions
There is so much to see and do in Puerto Rico that the unaware visitor might be overwhelmed and end up missing some of the best sights the island has to offer. To help you prioritize, here are my picks for the top 5 attractions on the island. Included are an ancient fortress; a tropical rainforest; a bioluminescent bay; an underground cave system; and a tiny, secluded island.

Puerto Rico Over the Weekend: A 3-Day Itinerary
Traveling to Puerto Rico for the weekend? Take a look at this three-day itinerary, which will guide you through historic Old San Juan, lush and tropical El Yunque, and the ritzy resort strip.

7 Days in Paradise: An Itinerary for Your Puerto Rico Vacation
A step-by-step itinerary for a seven-day Puerto Rico vacation, including where to go, what to see and do, where to dine, and other useful tips.

The Best Free Activities in Puerto Rico
Supporting the case for "The Best Things in Life are Free" argument, these activities will help you enjoy Puerto Rico and experience some of the best things the island has to offer ... without a visit to the ATM.

Sports in Puerto Rico: Where to Play, What to Watch, and When to Go.
A tropical island with ideal weather, diverse geography, ocean and sea water makes for a natural paradise for athletes and fans of a variety of sports. Here's a rundown of what you can play and watch around Puerto Rico, throughout the year.

Five Ways to Have Fun in Puerto Rico on a Rainy Day
Whether it's hurricane season or just an off-day of bad weather, rain in Puerto Rico can dampen your beach-going ambitions. Never fear: here are five ways to have fun in Puerto Rico on a rainy day.

Five Romantic Things to Do in Puerto Rico
Horseback riding on the beach; taking a glow-in-the-dark dip at night; learning the sensual salsa: these are just a few of the romantic activities and adventures available to you when you visit Puerto Rico. See what else is in store for you and your loved one.

Visiting the Vieques Biobay
Mosquito Bay might not sound like a place you want to visit, but trust me, you'll never forget it. The biobay is Vieques' most unique and awe-inspiring natural phenomenon. So what, exactly, is a biobay? Read on.

A Weekend in Vieques
Vieques is a small island; people go there to get away from the world, to relax on a beach, and to visit a natural wonder. This weekend itinerary will help you get the most out of your visit to the island.

What to See and Do in Ponce
Ponce plays a worthy Florence to San Juan's Rome. This is a city of architectural splendor, meticulously restored history, and a museum that is one of the cultural gems of the Western Hemisphere. Here's a quick guide to the city's most interesting attractions.

5 Things to Do in Porta del Sol
Porta del Sol is a nature-lover's paradise. Surfing, forest hikes, and beaches are just the tip of an eco-iceberg that make this part of the island popular with those who love the outdoors. Here are five ways to enjoy the best of what Porta del Sol has to offer.

Team Spirit Takes You Hang Gliding in Puerto Rico
A profile of Team Spirit Hang Gliding, which provides hang gliding and paragliding tours of Puerto Rico with stunning views of the island and the El Yunque Rainforest.

Eight Reasons to Visit Culebra
Culebra is a sleepy village without much in the way of nightlife, ritzy resorts and high-end elaborate entertainment options ... and that's just the way the locals like it. But that doesn't mean it's a boring place. Here are ten things you can do to have fun on the island.

How to Salsa in Puerto Rico
Eight easy steps to teach you the basics of salsa and get you on the floor of a salsa joint in Puerto Rico.

Gay and Lesbian Hangouts in San Juan
A listing of clubs and hangouts for gay and lesbian travelers in San Juan.

San Juan Audio Tours
A new self-guided audio tour of Puerto Rico's capital from the company that made the Camuy Caves Audio Tour. For those who enjoy learning about the city as they walk, these tours are a reliable option.

Nature Tours in Puerto Rico
A description of the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust's Nature Tours by guest author Michelle Picon.

Ten Terrific Tours in Puerto Rico

Thinking about what to do while you're in Puerto Rico? These ten tours bring you the best of the island's cultural, natural, culinary and adventurous attractions. These aren't in any particular order, as they depend entirely on where your interests lie; but they all offer something special.

The Bacardi Distillery Tour in Puerto Rico
A review of the free tour of Bacardi's massive distillery in Cataño, just across the bay from Old San Juan, presents an interesting family history, an island tradition, and free samples!

Toro Verde's Zipline Adventure in Puerto Rico
A review of our romp through Toro Verde, the ziplining, rappelling, and mountain bikiing forest adventure in Orocovis, Puerto Rico.

A Review of the Camuy Caves in Puerto Rico
Among Puerto Rico's many natural wonders, the Camuy Caves are among its most unique, ancient, and wondrous.

Zipline Adventures in Puerto Rico
A list of tour companies that offer zipline, rappelling, and other adrenaline-pumping excursions into Puerto Rico's interior.

Aventuras Tierra Adentro: One of the Most Extreme (and Fun) Tours in Puerto Rico
If you crave adventure, want to get your adrenaline pumping, and don't mind taking a few risks, you're going to love what Aventuras Tierra Adentro has to offer you: it's one of the most exciting things to do in Puerto Rico.

Tour Puerto Rico's Rainforest with Hacienda Carabalí
Hacienda Carabalí gives you a few very different, and very enjoyable, ways to explore Puerto Rico's magnificent rainforest: on horseback, atop a 4-track, or on a mountain bike. Either tour is worth a stop at this ranch set in the foothills of El Yunque.

10 Ecotours in Puerto Rico
For anyone who likes to leave as small a footprint as possible when they travel, you'll be happy to know that many tour companies in Puerto Rico are all about promoting and practicing ecotourism surfing kiteboarding.

10 Outstanding Outdoor Activities in Puerto Rico
10 wonderful ways to spend a day outdoors in Puerto Rico, whether you like to dive into the water, take to the air, spend a day in the forest, or even glow in the dark.

Sport Tourism in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is an excellent destination for sport tourism. From golf to triathlons to surfing and much more, this island draws athletes from all over the world.

Visiting the verdant and varied forests of Puerto Rico
The forests of Puerto Rico range from subtropical rainforest to dry forests, and present a wide range of activities and adventures for you to enjoy. Take a closer look at Puerto Rico's green and wondrous forests.

5 Ways to Spend Mother's Day in Puerto Rico
If you want to give Mom a special treat this Mother's Day, how about a trip to Puerto Rico? Spend Mother's Day in Puerto Rico and check out these ideas to give your mother a vacation to remember.

10 Things You Never Knew You Could Do On Your Puerto Rican Vacation
Thought you knew all about what Puerto Rico has to offer? Check again: here are 10 things you never knew you could do on your Puerto Rican vacation.

5 Aerial Adventures to Try in Puerto Rico
Skydiving, Parasailing, Hang gliding, Ziplining and Helicopter rides. Try any of these aerial sports the next time you visit Puerto Rico.

Activities in Puerto Rico: An A to (Almost) Z Guide
There are so many activities and adventure to try in Puerto Rico! Check out this A to Z guide on what to do when you visit Puerto Rico.

Turtle Watching in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has long been a haven for nesting turtles. Check out where to go and where to stay if you want to participate in turtle watching on the island.

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