8 days in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Este & Boca Chica Itinerary

8 days in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Este & Boca Chica Itinerary

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8 days in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Este & Boca Chica Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Santo Domingo
— 2 nights
taxi:  1​h
2
Santo Domingo Este
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Boca Chica
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Humedales del Ozama(Ozama Wetlands National Park), then admire the natural beauty at National Botanical Garden, then buy something for everyone on your list at Acropolis Mall, and finally stop by Cabinet Tobaco Boutique.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Santo Domingo holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Santo Domingo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from New York City to Santo Domingo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santo Domingo Este.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Nature Parks Wildlife
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National Botanical Garden
National Botanical Garden
Cabinet Tobaco Boutique ©
Cabinet Tobaco Boutique

3
nights
Santo Domingo Este

Santo Domingo Este ©
Step out of the city life by going to Explora Ecotour and Los Tres Ojos. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Memorial de la Resistencia and Quinta Dominica. Take a break from Santo Domingo Este with a short trip to Kahkow Experience in Santo Domingo, about 30 minutes away.

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Getting from Santo Domingo to Santo Domingo Este by car takes about an hour. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Boca Chica.

Things to do in Santo Domingo Este

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Santo Domingo
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Museo Memorial de la Resistencia ©
Museo Memorial de la Resistencia
Explora Ecotour ©
Explora Ecotour
Kahkow Experience ©
Kahkow Experience

2
nights
Boca Chica

Boca Chica ©
An established vacation destination, Boca Chica caters mostly to European visitors and residents of nearby Santo Domingo, who flock here to take advantage of developed beaches lapped by shallow Caribbean waters.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tropical Sea Divers, Playa Guayacanes and Bar Latino by Filippo. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with Tropical Sea Divers and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Rafael Arcangel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): stroll through Juan Dolio Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Guayacanes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral San Pedro Apostol, and finally try to win big at Coral Hamaca Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boca Chica online day trip planner .

Boca Chica is very close to Santo Domingo Este. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in October, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boca Chica

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Juan Dolio Beach, Catedral San Pedro Apostol, Playa Guayacanes
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Playa Guayacanes ©
Playa Guayacanes
Tropical Sea Divers ©
Tropical Sea Divers
Juan Dolio Beach ©
Juan Dolio Beach

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