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Old May 26th, 2015, 02:14 PM
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In December my wife and I are doing a cruise to the Caribbean from Baltimore .The ports are San Juan ,St.Martin ,St.Thomas and Labadee.
We have been to each of these ports 8 times . The past few years we have just walked around .

The last time we did a tour at each of these ports was about 4 years ago.We are trying to determine if perhaps there are new tours that did not exist previously that we should try or just walk around .

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Hi Len,
I would think there are many more to choose from....Simply look through what the cruise line is offering and see if there is something of interest to you.
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Labadee is a beach stop, really nothing more.....in St Thomas, take the ferry over to St John..nice shops,and cafes...in San Juan, if time allows, take the El Junque tour...many of repeat Caribbean cruisers,enjoy ship time, because they too, have seem it all, or at least what they want to see of these ports.
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Like you, we've been to these ports many times, but always find something interesting to do.

I agree with Trip about St. Thomas - take a taxi over to the ferry pier and take the ferry to St. John.

As for St. Maarten, we rent a car at the pier, usually runs about $45 for a day, and drive around the island. We spend time in Merigot and then go to Orient Beach for the day.

As for San Juan, we just walk over and do some shopping in Old Town, then make the obligatory stop at Senor Frogs and head back to the ship.

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I've never gone to El Youque (sp?) in Puerto Rico but would like to go. That might be a good trip.
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I've never gone to El Youque (sp?) in Puerto Rico but would like to go. That might be a good trip.
The rain forest is a really nice excursion. It takes a little time to drive up there but worth it. The hike through the rain forest is awesome too. Many different kinds of foliage and birds. Really nice and of course it rains.
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We went to El Yunque in 2013 .It was very beautiful .

Thanks for the suggestions,everyone.
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Whatever you do in San Juan, don't waste your time or money to see the Bacardi Rum Distillery. We thought it was very boring and definitely not worth it.

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