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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico is part of the San Juan Metropolitan area. It has a population of over 80,000 people divided into ten different barrios. What is now part of Guaynabo was originally discovered in the 1500’s by Juan Ponce de Leon.
This is a place to check out if you are craving a break from the beach scene and want to experience a little local urban life. Many sizable Puerto Rican companies are located in Guaynabo.
Here are a few things to check out while you’re in town:
See a performance at Centro de Bellas Artes, the city’s performing arts center.
Caparra Ruins is an interesting place to learn some Puerto Rican history. Artifacts of colonization including some archaeological items are on display here.
Mario Morales Coliseum is a sports arena with over 5,000 seats. It hosts Guaynabo Mets’ games as well as musical events, boxing, and roller derby.
Plaza Guaynabo has a shopping center with a movie theatre if you are looking for something fun to do for a few hours.
The Museum of Transportation is a terrific place to check out the history of cars. From their website: “Historic photographs, decorative walls, vintage neon signage, unique cars, bicycles and motorcycles among others, are beautifully displayed on our floors for you and your family to enjoy while learning about every period in our transportation history.”
It’s always a good idea to call ahead to tourist attractions to make sure they are up and running normally after hurricane Maria.
There are hotels and vacation rentals that offer accommodation and plenty of terrific restaurants to choose from.
Busses and trolleys run in town if you choose not to drive.
If you are looking to see some city life outside of San Juan this is a great stop. There is plenty to do in Guaynabo!