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dont go in rain and fog

Shouldn't need to say this but if the weather is not clear this route is not worth the time. Even... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Christopher F
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McMurdo Station Antarctica
What a road!

Ok if you cant handle a ton of sphincter tight moments or having to change your shorts a few times... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
lurvuc
,
Chelsea, Massachusetts
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A series of curvy roads link the island’s east and west coast. The three-day route is studded with small villages and farms.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Shouldn't need to say this but if the weather is not clear this route is not worth the time. Even though you cant see much in clouds it was interesting to see houses and other establishments perch on the hills on the winding mountain road....More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Ok if you cant handle a ton of sphincter tight moments or having to change your shorts a few times dont bother driving this. Its hairpins, one lanes, blown out roads, just crazy stuff. My wife and I loved it! It was our honeymoon from...More

3  Thank lurvuc
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Just got back from a trip from Puerto Rico where we decided to rent a jeep and drive there version of the Blue Ridge Parkway. After getting to the island I was dumb enough to read some of the reviews on here. They got me...More

1  Thank batmaninsc
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We only drove part of the route in the area of PR 184 to check out the lechonerias (whole pig roasters) around km 27.7. The roads were reasonably maintained, only at times so narrow it was harrowing when passing opposing cars. I can't imagine being...More

Thank Kimo66
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We did the "Ruta Panoramica" over 2 days east to west. It was quite an enjoyable trip and I would recommend it if you have the time. The road is not super-well marked but there are enough signs at each intersection where you have to...More

Thank Ale_Limbru
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Do not listen to Google maps, do not drive this route if you are a tourist, stay away and take the long way around. Burnt out car blocking the narrow winding road that eats tires. Bamboo gates put out at random to collect tolls? If...More

3  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 27 September 2015

we started our drive in Maunabo and drove all the way across the Island to Mayaguez. and boy it was a trip!! the roads are very good for most of the drive, some sections are a bit bumpy tho, but nothing major. definitely bring a...More

3  Thank heygauthey
Reviewed 23 March 2015

When I asked Tripadvisor how to construct a walking holiday in Puerto Rico, I was met with a lot of silence. Except from one man, juancarlospr, who asked if I'd heard of the Caminata Panoramica. There's a scenic road that winds through Puerto Rico from...More

10  Thank ms_scotsgirl
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We did the part from Ponce to San Juan and it was well worth it. I know there are some reviews written by people that either don't know how to drive or are afraid to really go on an adventure and expect westernized security to...More

5  Thank jac1886
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This may not be every tourist's cup of tea, but if you like unspoiled mountain views, scenic rivers, remote high plains and lush green glades, this is a must-do. Be forewarned, although the pavement is generally very good, the roads are narrow and curvey and...More

6  Thank Richard S
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