DR1 Daily News - Dominican Republic

DR1.com is the leading English news source in the Dominican Republic for over 30 years.

Showing articles from the past 7 days. To read past articles, visit our DR1.com Daily News Forum.

News · Click here for DR1 Travel News

Most people are now aware there are many different routes to get from the Cibao Valley to the north shore of the Dominican Republic. Some are nice highways, and others are pretty much dirt tracks that are better suited for four-by-fours.

Listin Diario reports on the roads in good condition and those in dire need of repairs. For instance, those headed to Villa Elisa in the Northwest, can travel on a paved road and then turn north and reach Playa Rucia, with its out island studded by magnificent corals.

Further east, at the Cruce de Guayacanes, the road north will take you to La Isabela in Puerto Plata, site of the first landing of Christopher Columbus.

Still further east, there is the main highway, that goes from Navarrete to Puerto Plata. This is the most transited route and passes by the Damajagua Falls and Amber Cove cruise ship port.

In Santiago, there...

To read past articles, visit our DR1.com Daily News Forum.