9 days in Las Galeras & Santo Domingo Itinerary

9 days in Las Galeras & Santo Domingo Itinerary

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9 days in Las Galeras & Santo Domingo Itinerary

Start: Grand Rapids
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Las Galeras
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Santo Domingo
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Grand Rapids

7
nights
Las Galeras

Las Galeras ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Playa Madama, Pueblo de Los Pescadores and El Limon. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Coson Beach and Playa El Valle. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa Rincon will get you outdoors. Explore Las Galeras' surroundings by going to Museo de la Ballena (in Santa Barbara de Samana) and Playa Bonita (in Las Terrenas).

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Galeras trip planner .

Grand Rapids, USA to Las Galeras is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Grand Rapids to Las Galeras, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Rapids in April; daily highs in Las Galeras reach 87°F and lows reach 75°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Las Galeras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Barbara de Samana, Las Terrenas, Samana Province, El Limon
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Playa El Valle ©
Playa El Valle
Playa Coson Beach ©
Playa Coson Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Primada de America, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Royal Houses, don't miss a visit to Palacio Consistorial, then experience rural life at Kahkow Experience, and finally get a sense of history and politics at National Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Santo Domingo journey planner .

Getting from Las Galeras to Santo Domingo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Museums Historic Sites
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Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America
Museo De Las Casas Reales ©
Museo De Las Casas Reales
Kahkow Experience ©
Kahkow Experience

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