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July 4th in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico--go or no-go?

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Has anyone traveled to Puerto Rico during the July 4th holiday? Having never been, I don't know how crowded/touristy it is on a regular basis. We're not the cruising/all-inclusive-style travelers and are instead looking for an authentic experience in Old San Juan--interested in history, culture, architecture, great food/wine, beautiful views. Always up for an adventure--hiking, exploring the rain forest, kayaking. Beach time is lower on the list but will want some [especially a sunrise/set]. Would love feedback on whether or not the island will be overcrowded given the holiday and/or favorite experiences. Traveling as two couples, mid- to late-30s.

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