Traveling to Santiago de los Caballeros!
The Dominican Republic may be popular for its stunning beaches but this article looks beyond the sun and sand to the array of cultural activities in Santiago de los Caballeros.
While everyone else is heading to the Dominican Republic for the big city feels of Santo Domingo or the beaches of Puerto Plata, you’re off for an off the beaten path in the Dominican Republic vacation. With dozens of universities, including the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, tons of galleries and art centers, history museums galore, and plenty of outdoor activity, the small city of Santiago de los Caballeros, in the north of the country, is truly a historic, cultural, and educational gem of the Dominican Republic. With so much to do and see, it’s hard to list everything, but here are our top picks of things to do in Santiago, Dominican Republic.