Puerto Rico

Feliz Año Nuevo! New Year’s and Three Kings Day in Puerto Rico

Experience the traditions of Puerto Rico and discover the island’s incredible culture while celebrating New Year’s and Three Kings Day! Explore the city, villages, museums and more!
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Program No. 22153RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

Learn about and share in the New Year’s traditions of Puerto Rico. Join in local celebrations of the New Year and Three Kings Day — the Epiphany — and survey the variety of regional music, art, folklore and cuisine across the island. In bustling San Juan, explore the Old City and visit the Museum of Puerto Rican Art. Meet locals in the north while discovering small fishing villages and an underground cave system, and celebrate New Year’s Eve itself with live music at a beautiful resort at Ponce in southern Puerto Rico.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walk 1.5 miles some days; standing indoors up to 20 minutes.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve in authentic Puerto Rican fashion at a beautiful resort in southern Puerto Rico.
  • Explore Camuy Caves, one of the largest subterranean cave systems in the world and the only one of its size to boast an underground river
  • During San Juan’s City at Night celebration, walk from one small restaurant to the next sampling authentic local food while you peruse art galleries, craft shops and city plazas.
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Andrea Torres
Andrea was born and raised in Puerto Rico and studied at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. She has been an active travel educator for over four years, leading trips through the only tropical rainforest in the United States, El Yunque, where she met her first Road Scholar group. “Being outdoors and leading travelers is my way of life,” she says. “It brings me joy to share my passion with others and to educate individuals on some of the amazing wonders of the world.”

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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