In the Caribbean, the beaches are well-known for their visual allure and their appeal as the perfect getaway. Yet and still, there are just as many travelers who appreciate the color and wildlife found amongst the towering trees of the terrain. Here are the forests you should know about – and explore!
The Jacko Steps Trail In Dominica
Dominica is revered for its unspoilt beauty and the Jacko Steps trail is a guaranteed tour through a paradise that has been perfectly crafted by nature.
Fern Gully In Ocho Rios, Jamaica
You don’t have to hike through Fern Gully to be mesmerised. An unbelievably green wonderland, both tourists and locals get a taste of bliss just by driving through. This route in Ocho Rios will introduce you to a road trip you’ll never want to end.
The El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico
The El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico is also known as the Caribbean National Forest. Apart from the unsurpassed beauty, it stands out in the U.S. National Forest System as the one and only tropical rain forest.
The Virgin Islands National Park in St. John
If you don’t want to choose between the beauty of the beaches and the awe-inspiring forests, a visit to the Virgin Islands National Park has just what you’re looking for. Protected and rich in biodiversity, nature lovers can’t get enough of the scenery and wildlife found here. Be sure to explore the Reef Bay hiking trail along the way.
The National Rain Forest in St. Lucia
Touring the forests of St. Lucia is a must for any visitor. Catering to the whims of the active and the more laid-back and introspective types, tours in the region tend to come with options that are as diverse as the natural wonders you’ll find throughout the forest.