7 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

7 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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7 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  9​h
1
Santo Domingo
— 1 night
2
Punta Cana
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

1
night
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Colon, then don't miss a visit to Zona Colonial, and then admire the masterpieces at Amber Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Santo Domingo road trip tool .

Phoenix, USA to Santo Domingo is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

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Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial

5
nights
Punta Cana

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
You'll get in some beach time at Bavaro Beach and Macao Beach. Go for a jaunt from Punta Cana to La Romana to see Altos de Chavon about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Jesus Maestro Parish, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Juanillo Beach.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Punta Cana trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by shuttle from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Punta Cana, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 74°F at night. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Altos de Chavon
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Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Macao Beach ©
Macao Beach
Safaris

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