Puerto Rico: Backpacking
Gatekeeper of the Caribbean Sea
A backpacking holiday in Puerto Rico is an unusual holiday option, but nonetheless enjoyed by regular backpackers! If you are prepared to risk eating your own cooking, or buying from local vendors, camping under the stars, and using public transport instead of hiring your own vehicle, then you could get by on a backpacking holiday in Puerto Rico. Backpackers can expect to experience a little bit of genuine Puerto Rican culture if they go about it the right way. Popular locations for a backpacking holiday in Puerto Rico include the Culebra Island which is the smallest island of the country, located east of the main island. Old San Juan’s charm makes it a favorite among backpackers with lots of history to explore. The rain forest of El Yunque is popular with a great deal of natural scenic beauty. Ponce and San German are other interesting locations for a backpacking holiday in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico scores 6 on 10 as a backpacking holiday destination.