Discover the beauty of Puerto Rico
With an array of natural, historical, and cultural attractions, Puerto Rico is a popular tourist destination. Google data suggests that nearly 40,500 flyers search for flights to Puerto Rico each month. Budget conscious visitors can check out our exclusive discounts and look for cheap flights to Puerto Rico. With great air connectivity, the island is extremely accessible. So, what is stopping you from exploring this enticing slice of the Caribbean? Book your plane tickets now to secure the best airfare!
What to experience in Puerto Rico
Located in the northeastern Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico is a prominent tourist destination. The island is famous for its scenic beauty, tropical climate, rich history, and traditional cuisine. Puerto Rico is home to waterfalls, mountains, and the El Yunque tropical rainforest. After Columbus claimed it in 1493, the island was under Spanish rule for four centuries. With a diverse population, Puerto Rico’s culture is a mix of European, African and South American besides North American influences. Visitors will find buildings in distinct styles from Classical revival, Spanish Revival to Victorian. Puerto Rico’s Carnival is among the oldest in the Western Hemisphere and is celebrated annually with a lot of pomp.
Other major events and festivals in Puerto Rico are San Sebastian Festival (January), Casals Festival (February/March), Ponce Carnival (February/March), Saborea (April), Heineken Jazz Festival (May/June), Puerto Rico Salsa Congress (June), San Juan International Billfish Tournament (August/September), and Three Kings Day (December).
Top cities in Puerto Rico
- San Juan
- Virgin Islands
Major attractions in Puerto Rico are as follows:
- Old San Juan
- El Yunque National Forest
- Mosquito Bay (Bioluminescent Bay)
- Fort San Cristobal
- Rio Camuy Caves (Parque de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy)
- Ponce’s Historic Center
- Cayo Icacos
- San Juan National Historic Site
- La Fortaleza
- Cueva Ventana
- Paseo Tablado La Guancha
- Museo de las Americas
- Bacardi Distillery Entry
- Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
- Cueva del Indio
Puerto Rico is home to several beaches and features 270 miles of coastline. Puerto Rican beaches range from developed city beaches of San Juan to the secluded beaches on the north coast. The public beaches offer parking facilities and visitors will get a peek of the diverse marine life. Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in world-class surfing and observe panoramic sunset views. Top beaches in Puerto Rico are Luquillo Beach, Flamenco Beach, Sucia Beach, Playa Crashboat, Ocean Park Beach, Isla Verde, Boqueron Beach, Condado Beach, Guilligan Island, and Sun Bay Beach.
How long is the flight to Puerto Rico?
The length of cheap flights to Puerto Rico varies on where they’re taking off from in the continental United States. The average flight time from Atlanta to San Juan is 3 hours and 25 minutes with no stopovers, while from Dallas/Fort Worth, it’s 4 hours and 30 minutes direct. If you're leaving from Los Angeles, it will usually be 8 hours and 25 minutes and generally with one stopover. Cheap flights to Puerto Rico from Chicago are usually 4 hours and 35 minutes direct, while from New York they tend to take 3 hours and 35 minutes.
When to Visit Puerto Rico
The best time to take cheap flights to Puerto Rico is from mid-April to June. The peak tourist season is during winters mid-December to March when flights to Puerto Rico are more likely to be expensive. If traveling during peak season, it is advised to book Puerto Rico flights in advance to avoid paying an increased last-minute airfare.
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