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Old San Juan in Puerto Rico
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Visiting San Juan? Here are five experiences you won’t want to miss.

San Juan is a magical town filled with beautiful beaches, even more beautiful architecture, unique food, and a vibrant community. If you’re looking to relax and indulge in the things that make life great (like great drinks and delicious food), you came to the right place. Below you’ll find five activities you won’t want to miss when exploring the island.

Take a Stroll

The streets of Old San Juan look like something out of a story book. A lot of restoration has gone into preserving the beautiful architecture of San Juan, so today you’re able to see streets lined with beautiful brightly colored houses. Pastel pinks, bright oranges, and ocean blues make each home pop. But that’s not all—the streets are paved with blue cobblestones, making a walk through San Juan unlike any other.

Colonial architecture and colorful buildings line the street

Colonial architecture and colorful buildings line the street
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Enjoy the Beach

The beach is a must-see when visiting San Juan. Although Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island, the beaches are less crowded than other popular island destinations. Your go-to beach is Escambron Beach, located between Condado and San Juan. It’s great for swimming, snorkeling, or just lounging in the sun and snacking at nearby restaurants. The next beach is the slightly trendier Condado Beach which combines nearby shopping with shaded lounging and even water sports. Finally, Playita del Condado is a great beach for families because of its small size and calm wate