Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Advice for last-minute family Caribbean trip

Jump to last reply

My family of four, which includes two teenagers, is planning a last-minute trip to the Caribbean - hopefully leaving in the next week or so! Since we don't have passports, I assume our choices are limited to Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands. We like outdoors recreation (snorkeling, biking, hiking, boating), cultural experiences and just plain relaxing. We're not looking for shopping or night life. Which place do you recommend for this kind of family getaway? In the past we've had good luck renting condo units (usually through VRBO) so we get 2 bedrooms and a kitchen. Would this work for either Puerto Rico or USVI? Areas you'd recommend us to stay in, or stay away from? Someone just told me he thought there was now a problem getting into even these destinations without a passport. Is that true? Thanks for your help!

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Where to go in February/March
  2. 2 Trip Report It's Excellent in the Exumas ~ A week on Staniel Cay (+ Atlantis)
  3. 3 Anguilla Honeymoon in June
  4. 4 My First Vacation Alone & First Vacation in 13 Years
  5. 5 looking for rustic on the beach, north side
  6. 6 Trip Report A U.S. citizen's tour to Cuba
  7. 7 Please help me decide to go to Cuba!
  8. 8 Best place for two single girls in early 20s?!
  9. 9 Seeking luxury resort with private villas/pools
  10. 10 St. Thomas Frenchman's Reef Marriot Resort - Need advice
  11. 11 Which island?
  12. 12 Puerto Rico Public Transportation
  13. 13 Planning possible retirement in USVI
  14. 14 Trip Report St. Thomas is dangerous
  15. 15 Need Help..Large group, wedding?
  16. 16 St. Croix and sea grass
  17. 17 Multiple flights in Caribbean
  18. 18 Rainforest Question: Better to do a Tour or go on your own?
  19. 19 Bahamas Resort
  20. 20 Which country?
  21. 21 Seeking general advice on one-to-two-month Caribbean villa rental
  22. 22 back to TCI, for 3rd time...
  23. 23 Antigua or St Martin
  24. 24 South Beach Hotel Barbados
  25. 25 Bequia or Virgin Gorda?
View next 25 » Back to the top