National Parks in the Dominican Republic

In an effort to preserve the ecosystems of the Dominican Republic, 16 national parks, nine natural monuments, and six scientific reserves have been created. Here is an overview of some of the country’s notable parks.

Day-Tripping in Monte Plata

If you are vacationing in the city of Santo Domingo and seeking a refreshing change from the typical day trip to the beach, try going inland to the rich countryside of the province of Monte Plata.

Shopping in Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo is a great place for all your shopping needs, whether you’re looking for fine art, jewelry, shoes, or perishable souvenirs like Dominican rum, cigars, or coffee.

The 12-Day Best of the Dominican Republic

If you can swing it, 10–14 days in the Dominican Republic would give you sufficient time to dive into each of the various regions. With such biodiversity in one country, you may be surprised to discover just how wide the spectrum of activities ranges. This 12-day itinerary is for someone who is active and excited to dig into the nature and culture of the Dominican Republic.