Nestled into the western-central portion of the Central Mountain Range, Utuado is a destination that allows tourists to immerse themselves in nature without cutting themselves off completely from modern amenities. The town is not only on the cusp of some of the most unspoiled natural attractions around, but a tour of the Central Plaza means you'll have a chance to see several buildings of significance to local culture and history.
Do you enjoy learning about the history of foreign countries? If yes, you might want to visit a historical site during your stay.
A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Taino Indian Ceremonial Center. It is located 5.1 mi. West-Northwest of central Utuado. 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.
Many travelers also choose to visit Arecibo Observatory. It is located 6.0 mi. Northwest of central Utuado. The observatory is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Take a moment to read this table to learn more about sites of historical interest nearby.
|Arecibo Observatory||(787) 878-2612 ext. 312||6.0 mi. Northwest of Central Utuado|
|Taino Indian Ceremonial Center||(787) 894-7325||5.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Utuado|
Travelers who enjoy being outside will often have fun visiting. <p>A family owned operation with a focus on eco-tourism Batey Zipline Adventure allows visitors to experience local flora and fauna in the most unique and exhilarating way -- by gliding through the forest on a zip-line.</p>
Bosque Estatal De Río Abajo is another local attraction you might enjoy. <p>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.</p>
These are only some of what's available. Click here to check out our page regarding natural attractions in and around the area.
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