What to do in San Juan

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Smaller cities have a charisma about them you won't find in their larger counterparts. Check out all the exciting things to see and do in San Juan before you head away so you can make the most of your escape. You'll soon see that bigger doesn't always mean better!

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What to do in San Juan

Free Things to Do in San Juan

Some say the best things in life are free. Discover the following around San Juan:

Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan - Take the entire family and set off on a journey of discovery through history together.

Luis Munoz Marin Park - Make this place among your first stops if you're looking for fun during your time away.

Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico - Architecture lover or not, you'll be wowed by this landmark's modernistic design.

Alcaldia - If you're interested in the days of old, this is one attraction you really shouldn't miss.

Plaza de Armas - Wander the sidewalks and enjoy the ambiance of this buzzing local hangout.

Old San Juan Organic Farmers Market - If you'd love to explore a few of the more important or unique places in the community, this place is worth visiting.

San Juan Cathedral - Mix some spirituality into your trip with a stop at this sacred site.

San Juan Bay - Get stuck into a good book or listen to a popular playlist while you're catching those rays.

Parque las Palomas - Grab your blanket, pack some food and find a cozy spot to appreciate Mother Nature.

Things to Do in San Juan with Kids

There are loads of awesome experiences in San Juan that the entire gang will love. These are some of the best family friendly experiences around.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in San Juan on a sunny day?
What is San Juan famous for?
Brace yourself for long days of sightseeing, because these local icons are waiting to be discovered:

  • San Juan Gate
  • San Juan Cathedral
  • La Fortaleza

What should I not miss in San Juan?
If you want to see the best of this destination, find time for these attractions in your itinerary:

  • Puerto Rico Convention Center
  • Hiram Bithorn Stadium
  • Castillo de San Cristobal
  • Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum

Are there cheap things to do in San Juan?
What can you do in San Juan for free?
You’ll hardly have time to grab your wallet out of your bag with so many wonderful free things to do:

  • San Juan Gate
  • San Juan Cathedral
  • Convento de Los Dominicos
  • Port of San Juan

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