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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Alcázar de Colón

After Christopher Columbus died, his son built a fancy house to rule from.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The Sundial of Santo Domingo

The first official clock in North America, it kept time for the Spanish government of Santo Domingo.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Cathedral of St. Mary of the Incarnation

Built in 1512, the oldest cathedral in the Americas.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance

A collection cataloguing one of the most brutal dictatorships in modern history.
Puerto Rico

Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)

A magnificent waterfall nestled in the heart of the El Yunque National Forest.
Puerto Rico

Yokahú Tower

On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Virgin Islands from the top of this observation tower built in the 1960s.
Loíza, Puerto Rico

Piñones

Archaeological sites and great food inside the island's largest mangrove forest.
Manatí, Puerto Rico

Frutos del Guacabo

This sustainable, family-run farm just outside of San Juan makes for a dreamy daytrip.
Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten

Maho Beach

Commercial airplanes land mere feet over the heads of sunbathing beachgoers on this tiny island.
Isabela, Puerto Rico

La Cara del Indio

La Cara del Indio honors the Taíno chief who fought bravely against the Spanish invasion of Puerto Rico.
Arecibo, Puerto Rico

La Estatua de Colón

This giant bronze image of Christopher Columbus embarked on a voyage of its own.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

La Casa Estrecha (The Narrow House)

This tiny home was originally a narrow alleyway.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

El Batey

Everyone from Alan Ginsberg to The Rolling Stones has stopped by this classic dive bar.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan Cemetery

This bleach-white graveyard overlooking the ocean is accessed through a tunnel.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Chapel of the Holy Christ of Health)

This chapel on a cliff is renowned for its healing powers and was founded on the site of a supposed divine intervention.
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

El Cañuelo

This small fort played a huge role defending Puerto Rico’s capital city.
Cataño, Puerto Rico

Casa Bacardí

The bat-covered home of one of the world's most popular brands of rum is located on a tropical Art Deco campus.
Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Ron del Barrilito

Puerto Rico's oldest rum producer started its 140-year-old business with "a little barrel."
Orocovis, Puerto Rico

Ruta de la Longaniza

This "sausage route" features gorgeous views and family-owned restaurants.
Manatí, Puerto Rico

Mar Chiquita

Enjoy the waters of this half-moon-shaped natural pool surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
Key West, Florida

Truman's Little White House

A historic presidential getaway on the continental United States' southernmost island.
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Slave Mart

South Carolina's last remaining slavery auction house is now a museum devoted to its own tragic history.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Lisbon, Portugal

As Bifanas do Afonso

Get in line for Lisbon’s most famous sandwich.