On Sunday, June 11, Puerto Ricans voted overwhelmingly in favor of becoming the United States’ 51st state.
Puerto Rico is known for its beautiful beaches, but it also has some perks you might not know about. Here are a few reasons to visit our friends in the Caribbean this summer:
1. You can leave your passport at home.
Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, which means you can ditch the passport. But definitely bring a valid ID.
2. The drinking age is 18.
Your college-aged son or daughter would love it if the next family vacation were in PR.