La Fortaleza, Governor’s Residence

(787-721-7000 x 2211, 2323), Old San Juan.
The oldest continuously inhabited executive mansion in the Western Hemisphere. Unesco has declared it a World Heritage Site.

Ballajá Barracks

(787-721-3737), Norzagaray St., San Juan.
Built by the Spanish regime, today it is the home of the Museum of the Americas and other cultural and educational organizations.

UPR Botanical Gardens

(787-250-0000 x 6578, 6579, 6730, 4463), Río Piedras.
6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Daily
A collection of palms, heliconias, orchids, sculptures, and ponds.

Casa Bacardí

(787-788-8400), Cataño.
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (last tour 4:15 p.m.) Mon.-Sat.
10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. (last tour 3:45 p.m.) Sun.
The famed rum distillery is open to the public. Admission charge.

Casa Blanca Museum

(787-725-1454), Old San Juan.
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Wed.-Sun.
A museum of life in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Children’s Museum

(787-257-0216), Carolina.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wed.-Fri.
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. & holidays
The museum features over 100 exhibits and has two levels of fun, education, and more.

Cristo Chapel

A landmark at the end of Cristo Street, across from Parque de las Palomas.

Galería de los Gigantes

(787-757-2626 x 3930), Carolina.
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wed.-Sat.
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Sun. & holidays
An interactive museum honoring the legacy of eight prominent people from Carolina.

Isla de Cabras Park

(787-788-0440), Toa Baja.
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sun.-Wed.
Famous for its El Cañuelo fort. From here you can take great photos.

La Marquesa Forest Park

(787-789-1598), Guaynabo.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Tue.- Sun.
An ecotourism, recreational, educational, and research destination.

La Fortaleza, Governor’s Residence

(787-721-7000 x 2211, 2323), Old San Juan.
The oldest continuously inhabited executive mansion in the Western Hemisphere.

Luis Muñoz Marín Park

(787-480-7777), Jesús T. Piñero Ave., San Juan.
10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Wed.-Sun.
A natural oasis with native island flora and artificial lakes. Ideal for family or group activities and outdoor festivals, including having fun with pets. Features an area for bicycles and skateboards, walking trails, gazebos, and children’s playgrounds.

Museum of Contemporary Art

(787-977-4030), Santurce.
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tue.-Fri.
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Saturday
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday
Exhibits of modern Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latin American art.

Museum of the Americas

(787-724-5052), Old San Juan.
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Tue.-Fri.
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sat.
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Sun.
Closed Monday
Features permanent and temporary art and cultural exhibitions.

Puerta de Tierra Beachfront Promenade

(787-480-2602), San Juan.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean while walking or riding a bike in this attraction that extends from Puerta de Tierra to Old San Juan.

Puerto Rico Capitol

(787-721-5200 x 301), Puerta de Tierra, San Juan.
Inaugurated in 1929, this neoclassical building is the headquarters of the legislative branch of Puerto Rico’s government. By appointment.

Puerto Rico Museum of Art

(787-977-6277), Santurce.
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Tue.-Sat.
10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sunday
Puerto Rican artwork in a building that is also a work of art.

San Juan Bautista Cathedral

(787-722-0861), Old San Juan.
It is the resting place of Juan Ponce de León.

San Juan National Historic Site

9:00 a.m-6:00 p.m. Open daily
Self or guided tours of Castillos San Felipe del Morro and San Cristóbal.

Wildlife Museum

(787-480-5440), San Juan.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Tue.-Fri.
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Learn about different types of animals by observing preserve version of them in their respective habitats.

Puerto Rico Tourism Company Information Centers:

Ochoa Bldg., 500 Tanca St., Old San Juan:

(787-721-2400 x 3901, 3902, 3904 or 3905)

LMM International Airport Tourism Office:

(787-721-2400 x 5216, 5217, 5218 or 5219)
Serving: Bayamón, Carolina, Cataño, Guaynabo, San Juan, Trujillo Alto y Toa Baja