Attractions near Ponce, Puerto Rico

Attractions near Ponce, Puerto Rico

Ponce, known as "La Perla del Sur," or "The Pearl of the South," was founded in 1692 by Juan Ponce de Leon's great-grandson, Loiza Ponce de Leon. Once one of the Caribbean's busiest ports, visitors can enjoy strolling through the city, viewing magnificent architecture, browsing through museums and shops, and enjoying the atmosphere of this laid-back downtown area.