Utuado is near a diverse collection of Puerto Rico Island’s well-known sights. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Arecibo Observatory and the ever-popular Cerro de Punta. Two other great attractions close by Utuado are the Rio Camuy Cave Park and Guilarte Forest.
You’ll find many unique cultural highlights in and around Utuado. Visit the interactive and traditional museums and exhibit spaces the Parque de Bombas in Ponce, the Museum of the History of Ponce and the Museum of the Ponce Massacre. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the acclaimed live performance venues such as the Teatro la Perla in Ponce.
If you have time in and around Utuado, treat yourself with a visit to the Plaza of Delights in Ponce. If you’re into history, Puerto Rico Island’s past comes vividly back to life at Arecibo Lighthouse in Arecibo. Take the time to visit places of worship such as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadeloupe in Ponce. Enjoy the atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the impotence of faith in Utuado.
If you love food and shopping, shop til you drop amid the many stores that are part of the Puerto Rico Premium Outlets in Barceloneta.
Utuado is a place of proud sporting traditions. Rub shoulders with local fans at Montaner Stadium, Ponce, home to the Leones de Ponce baseball team in winter and the FC Leones soccer team in summer. After the game, follow local fans to a nearby pub or bar for a post-match beer ot two.
After spending the day exploring the streets of Utuado, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Ramada Ponce, the Parador and Restaurant El Buen Café, Hatillo, or the Hotel Rosa del Mar, Hatillo.