Best Things To See and Do in Puerto Rico in Spring

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Sailor Moon cosplayers at a Comic Con | © Gage Skidmore/Flickr
Mariela Santos

The many things to see and do year-round in Puerto Rico make the Caribbean island a must-visit location. At the same time, certain activities are perfect to partake in during the specific times of the year – check out some of the best attractions that Puerto Rico has to offer in the spring.

Attend the Día Nacional de la Salsa

The Día Nacional de la Salsa is definitely one of the can’t-miss festivals in Puerto Rico. There’s always a star-studded lineup of performances at the Hiram Bithorn Stadium, where the annual salsa music festival is held in March. Attendees can enjoy food and dancing in the fun environment created by thousands of people enjoying the festivities.

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BEACHY BELIZE

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A quick trip not too far away for those seeking a relaxing mini break. You will have plenty of free time to relax but also some awesome activities to experience the rainforest and the caribbean sea.
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COLONIAL MEXICO

Colonial Mexico

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An exciting mini trip exploring the lesser known colonial towns of central Mexico. This is hte perfect trip for someone with limited time off and still wants to turn on explorer mode and do something different.
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ADVENTUROUS ECUADOR

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ANCIENT PERU

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SEDUCTIVE SOUTHERN ITALY

Seductive Southern Italy

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The ultimate Italian experience from the vibrant streets of Naples to the breathtaking sceneries of the Amalfi Coast followed by Matera and down to Puglia with its golden beaches, intense flavours and fascinating destinations.

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EDINBURGH AND THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS BY TRAIN

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COMPLETE PORTUGAL BY TRAIN

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A wonderful train journey around Portugal, from the romantic city of Porto to the Douro Valley, to the beautiful Aveiro all the way to Lisbon and Sintra. The perfect trip to train, culinary and culture lovers.
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SOULFUL SOUTH KOREA

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THAILAND, CAMBODIA & VIETNAM

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SECRETS OF SRI LANKA BY TRAIN

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EPIC MOROCCO

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ULTIMATE EGYPT

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IMMERSIVE KENYA

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Stroll through and view Old San Juan

The historic district of Old San Juan is accessible year-round, but visiting the area in spring means that it’s less crowded and hot than in summer. There are great coffee shops, restaurants, and stores to explore, as well as fascinating structures for architecture lovers among other attractions.

Aerial view of Old San Juan

Visit San Juan’s historic fortifications

Old San Juan is a fortified district, and has forts and castle dating back centuries to when Puerto Rico was under Spanish-rule. The preserved fortifications are a reminder of Puerto Rican history and provide a unique experience for visitors – make sure to stop by El Morro Castle and Fort San Cristobal, arguably two of the most impressive. Other nearby forts and defensive structures include San Geronimo Fort and the small San Juan de la Cruzfort on the Isla de Cabras.

Watch the Heineken Jazz Festival

The outdoor jazz festival held in San Juan is one of the best opportunities on the island to watch live music under the stars. Taking place in March in the Condado area of town, it’s conveniently located by several great restaurants and bars nearby. The island’s most active jazz scene is in San Juan, and the Heineken Jazz Festival is the biggest in Puerto Rico.

Musicians at the Heineken Jazz Festival

Stop by the Puerto Rico Comic Con

Attendees across fandoms enjoy the Puerto Rico Comic Con at the Puerto Rico Convention Center every year in late May. The convention exhibits include memorabilia, collectibles, and both local and international artists – past guests who have appeared at the comic con include David Finch, Kevin Sorbo, Ray Park and Margot Kidder.

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