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Here's the thing about Puerto Rico: it's kiiiinda awesome.
I mean, it's a U.S. territory (meaning no passports for Americans, no changing money, no language barrier), a short flight from the lower 48, AND an affordable place to escape to for a few days.
Oh, and did I mention that it has a tropical Caribbean climate year-round?
Yeah, Puerto Rico really impressed me. Not only is it easy to travel to, but it's also got just about everything you could want in a destination – pretty beaches, rainforest, cute cities, culture and history, delicious food, and plenty of adventure beyond the big resorts.
And I think Puerto Rico might just impress/surprise you, too.
I could go on and on about why Puerto Rico makes a great travel destination. But, for now, I'm going to let these photos do the convincing.
(But stay tuned for a more in-depth post on what to do/see in Puerto Rico later this month!)
Photos to make you want to go to Puerto Rico
So what do you think? Are you going to add Puerto Rico to your must-visit list? Which photo is your favorite?
*Note: Thanks to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company for hosting me on this trip. As always, all opinions (and photos) are 100% my own.