JetBlue and United offer one nonstop flight a day each from Reagan National and Washington Dulles, respectively, to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall. United, US Airways, Delta and American offer more frequent one-stop flights from both Reagan National and Washington Dulles.
WHERE TO STAY
Acacia Boutique Hotel
8 Taft St., Condado
Eclectic hotel with a pool-size hot tub, a minute from the beach. Rooms from $125.
Hotel Rosa Del Mar
Route 2, Km. 86.6, Comercio St. 1777, Hatillo
Oceanview hotel not far from the cave park. Doubles start at $129.
WHERE TO EAT
Lechonera Rancho T
Highway 111, Km. 3.9, Lares
Specializes in the Puerto Rican classic lechon, or roasted pork. Entree plus drink and sides starts at $15.
El Buen Cafe
381 Highway 2, Km. 84, Hatillo
Fresh Puerto Rican coffee and homemade sandwiches. Entrees start at $3.50.
WHAT TO DO
Camuy River Cave Park
Route 129, Km. 18.9, Camuy
Wednesday-Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. $15, ages 4-12 $10.
Route 625, Arecibo
Wednesday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $10, children and seniors $6.