Puerto Rico Family Vacations

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Families Will Love

  • Cobbled streets and century-old forts
  • Snorkel through schools of rainbow-colored fish
  • Exciting outdoor adventures like zip-lining

Puerto Rico Family Vacations Overview

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More than one vacation is required to explore all that Puerto Rico offers. With its seven square blocks of cobbled streets, Old San Juan, established nearly 500 years ago, delights families with centuries-old forts, as well as art galleries, cafes and boutiques. The forts, the oldest European constructions in the National Park Service, along with the ancient city walls and the governor's mansion, have been designated a World Heritage site.

Beyond San Juan, there's much to see and do. On the "mainland," hike the rainforest, explore caves, and snorkel through schools of rainbow-colored fish. On Vieques and Culebra, Puerto Rico's offshore islands, enjoy a laid-back, uncrowded Caribbean idyll.

Be sure to check out our exclusive Caribbean Vacation Guide for Families, offering plenty of useful information about various Caribbean islands!

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Latest Puerto Rico Family Vacation Reviews

Howellpartyof5

06/09/2014

Family Getaway, Something for Everyone

Traveling with 3 teenage girls is not always easy, but we found something for everyone in Puerto Rico. Beach, rainforests, bioluminescent bay, and historical Old San Juan were among the highlights of our trip. No passports needed. Renting a car allowed us to see the island and go where we wanted to ... Traveling with 3 teenage girls is not always easy, but we found something for everyone in Puerto Rico. Beach, rainforests, bioluminescent bay, and historical Old San Juan were among the highlights of our trip. No passports needed. Renting a car allowed us to see the island and go where we wanted to go, and since it's a US territory, driving is virtually no different than in the states. We stayed at the Embassy Suites near the airport in the Carolina Beach area. It's just 2 short blocks to the beach. Read More Read Less

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