Outdoor Activities

El Morro: Castillo de San Felipe Del Morro

El Morro is as awe-inspiring as it sounds: the largest fortification in the Caribbean and named a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. It was built by the Spaniards between 1540 and 1783 to honor King Phillip II. Located on a rocky point...  Read More

Fuerte San Cristóbal

This magnificent fort is connected to El Morro by a series of walls, dry moats and tunnels. The structure was begun in 1634 and completed in 1771. The walls are more than 150 feet above the sea, and the fortifications cover more than 27 acres....  Read More

El Yunque Rain Forest

This fascinating slice of wildlife is an easy day trip from San Juan. More than 100 billion gallons of rain falls each year on the 28,000-acre forest, so expect to get soggy on your hike. More than 240 species of trees are represented here, 50...  Read More

Faro de las Cabezas de San Juan

Locals refer to this nature reserve as "El Faro" after the 19th-century lighthouse of the same name that is located here. Well-maintained trails and boardwalks crisscross the park, and observation decks provide dramatic views of El Yunque Rain...  Read More

Rio Camuy Cave Park

Puerto Rico is home to some of the most important cave systems in the world. The Rio Camuy caves have been open to the public since 1986. An open-air trolley takes visitors deep into the earth where they can walk among stalactites and...  Read More