7 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

7 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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Puerto Plata
— 1 day
2
Salcedo
— 1 night
3
Santo Domingo
— 4 nights

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day
Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata ©
Although out of fashion in the past decades, major revitalization efforts have made a trip to Puerto Plata a growingly popular option for the adventurous travelers.
On the 31st (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fortaleza San Felipe, see the interesting displays at Casa Museo General Gregorio Luperon, thenlook for gifts at Estrella Avenida, and finally examine the collection at Dominican Amber Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Plata day trip planning app.

Seattle, USA to Puerto Plata is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 4 hours. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect nights in Puerto Plata to be a bit warmer, around °F, while days are warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Salcedo.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

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Dominican Amber Museum ©
Dominican Amber Museum
Casa Museo General Gregorio Luperon ©
Casa Museo General Gregorio Luperon
Fortaleza San Felipe ©
Fortaleza San Felipe

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Salcedo

Salcedo ©
Salcedo is the capital city of the Hermanas Mirabal Province in the Dominican Republic.It is famous for being the birthplace of the Dominican heroines, the Mirabal sisters who gave their lives in the struggle against the dictator Rafael Trujillo. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museo Presidente Ramon Caceres and then get engrossed in the history at Casa Museo Hermanas Mirabal.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salcedo online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Plata to Salcedo takes 2.5 hours. May in Salcedo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Salcedo

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Casa Museo Hermanas Mirabal ©
Casa Museo Hermanas Mirabal
Museo Presidente Ramon Caceres ©
Museo Presidente Ramon Caceres

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nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Get some historical perspective at Fortaleza Ozama and La Casa de Los Jesuitas. Appreciate the collections at Museo De Las Casas Reales and ChocoMuseo Santo Domingo. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Parque Colon, admire the masterpieces at Bellapart Museum (Museo Bellapart), examine the collection at Museo Infantil Trampolin, and buy something for everyone on your list at Agora Mall.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Santo Domingo trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Salcedo to Santo Domingo by car takes about 2 hours. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

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Museo De Las Casas Reales ©
Museo De Las Casas Reales
Fortaleza Ozama ©
Fortaleza Ozama
Museo Infantil Trampolin ©
Museo Infantil Trampolin

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