1 | Arecibo Observatory
Take a tour and explore the Arecibo Observatory, a massive complex complete with a one-thousand ton antenna. A trip to the observatory will include presentations, explorations, as well as a historical lesson of the largest radio-telescope on Earth.
Travel 8.4 miles (13.5 km) west-northwest from Casa Grande Mountain Retreat to get to this historical site, which is located on PR-625 at the end.
2 | Bosque Estatal De Río Abajo
This large park was once nearly bare of all trees, thanks to an aggressive logging industry on the island in the early 1900's. Thankfully, the park was established and a replanting movement went underway, and now this forest has reclaimed 5000 acres of land.
Casa Grande Mountain Retreat is six and a half miles (ten kilometers) to the southeast of this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.
3 | Taino Indian Ceremonial Center
A historical site indeed, the Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center showcases a village that is over 1500 years old, and exhibits skeletons that too date back to at least 700 AD.
Casa Grande Mountain Retreat is located approximately nine miles (14 kilometers) to the east of this historical site.
4 | Dnd Sea
Travelers can find this dive service approximately four and a half miles (approximately seven and a half kilometers) to the west of Casa Grande Mountain Retreat.
5 | Complejo Recreativo Angel Lile Medina
Guests can find this park toward the middle of Utuado, only 0.6 miles (0.9 km) from Dnd Sea.
6 | Casa Canales Museum
This house was once the site of the short lived Puerto Rican Nationalist movement who claimed independence from the United States on October 30, 1950. While the revolutionaries were arrested, this museum stands in honor of the brief stage in Puerto Rican history.
This museum is within traveling range of Utuado, and is 7.4 miles (11.9 km) from Casa Grande Mountain Retreat.
7 | Bosque Estatal De Tres Picachos
Casa Grande Mountain Retreat is eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the northwest of this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.
The above map highlights 7 nearby attractions visitors will find within approximately nine miles (14 kilometers) of Casa Grande Mountain Retreat. The closest one is Complejo Recreativo Angel Lile Medina (reference number 5), which is located 4.1 miles (6.7 km) West of the lodge. Interact with the map to find more information about what you'll find nearby, or to get a broader view of the area. The numbers seen on the map above correspond with those found in the following list.