5 days in Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo & Punta Cana Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo & Punta Cana Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fortaleza San Felipe, then take in the exciting artwork at Joyeria Las Americas, then admire the masterpieces at Casa de Cultura, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at 27 Charcos.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Plata day trip site.

Savannah, USA to Puerto Plata is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Savannah to Puerto Plata. When traveling from Savannah in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Puerto Plata: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Nature · Parks · Museums
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27 Charcos ©
27 Charcos
Fortaleza San Felipe ©
Fortaleza San Felipe
Joyeria Las Americas ©
Joyeria Las Americas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo De Las Casas Reales, then explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Colon, and then see the interesting displays at Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon).

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Santo Domingo road trip app.

Getting from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Museums · Historic Sites
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Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon) ©
Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon)
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon
Museo De Las Casas Reales ©
Museo De Las Casas Reales

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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 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bavaro Beach, stop by La Perla Dominicana, and then see the interesting displays at Aromas Museum. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Punta Cana trip itinerary app.

Getting from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Punta Cana are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Swim with Dolphins
La Perla Dominicana ©
La Perla Dominicana

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