4 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

4 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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Punta Cana
— 1 night
2
Santo Domingo
— 1 night
3
Puerto Plata
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Macao Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bavaro Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Punta Cana journey planning site.

Newark, USA to Punta Cana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Newark in November: high temperatures in Punta Cana hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Macao Beach ©
Macao Beach

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Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Primada de America and then make a trip to Zona Colonial.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Santo Domingo trip itinerary app.

Getting from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Puerto Plata.

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Historic Sites
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Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stop by Estrella Avenida and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Plata driving holiday website.

Drive from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Puerto Plata sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
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Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata ©
Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata

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