10 days in Santo Domingo & Punta Cana Itinerary

10 days in Santo Domingo & Punta Cana Itinerary

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1
Santo Domingo
— 3 nights
2
Punta Cana
— 5 nights

3
nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Santo Domingo is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Zona Colonial, admire the striking features of La Casa de Los Jesuitas, see the interesting displays at Museo De Las Casas Reales, and steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Ozama.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santo Domingo day trip tool.

Newark, USA to Santo Domingo is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Santo Domingo is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial
Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor ©
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon

5
nights
Punta Cana

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Punta Cana is known for beaches, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, explore the activities along Hoyo Azul, get your game on at Escape Room Punta Cana, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Punta Cana road trip website.

Getting from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Punta Cana are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Saona Island
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 15:
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Saona Island ©
Saona Island
Swim with Dolphins
Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach

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