Tips for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Traveler

While the snow – or rain – piles up on your late fall and winter here in the contiguous United States, who wouldn’t want to run away for a long November weekend to sunny Puerto Rico, where year-round temps hover around 80°F? Put on your flip-flops and come with us to the land where the Puerto Rico Tip-Off early season tournament means short sleeves and SPF.

In San Juan and across Puerto Rico, November brings the pleasantly slow close to “low season,” when the beaches, restaurants and venues aren’t yet overflowing with tourists. Families traveling to the island to enjoy some college basketball will also find a considerable spectrum of group activities that spell fun for everyone, from the only rain forest in the United States forest system to the 17th century fortress built to protect the capital city’s coastline.