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Address: Carretera 997, 00765, Puerto Rico
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Highway 997 runs in front of Camp Garcia.

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Typical "main" road in Vieques

This is one of the main roads on the island, and you'd probably take it going from Isabel Segunda to Esperanza, which are the 2 main towns on the island. Like most of the roads... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 July 2016
3RedDoxies
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is one of the main roads on the island, and you'd probably take it going from Isabel Segunda to Esperanza, which are the 2 main towns on the island. Like most of the roads there, it's narrow and a little hard to see in some spots. Local drivers will take it a lot faster than you probably should. But... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

A main road for sightseeing snd getting anywhere, it is in fairly good condition and scenic, but they have thousands of wandering free horses and supposedly lose 200 or more a year on the highways. So watch out, even if you are going by slow they may suddenly decide to bolt right in front of you and your vehicle is... More 

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Thank Shaun030
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

This was one thing I was looking for to was seeing the horses on this little island. I expected that the would be in a contain area on the island such as a reserve.. NOOO, they are everywhere; streets, yards, parking lots, it was very cool. Even saw a couple of you guys galloping down a busy street in traffic... More 

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Thank MARK S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Most of the horses are free roaming and a few are branded and groomed. They are great lawn mowers!!!!

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Thank Teresa B
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Horses galore! Tons of horses roaming, grazing, and chasing each other in herds along this highway. Takes about 15-18 minutes to drive from Isabel Segunda to Esparanza along this highway.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014

Stop at Sun Bay to swim, see all the horses or just stare at the ocean. Please pick up your litter, this is the reason for the 4 star. We have been traveling to Vieques for almost 10 years and the last time we went back we were a little sad. This is a great little hidden treasure among all... More 

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3 Thank HomeGrownOregonian
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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99 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

I fill like a fool rating this but it's here....this is the road you will spend most of your time in Vieques on. It connects Isabel Segunda to Esperanza and also brings you to all beaches in the south coast. watch out for horses roaming free on this road, particularly at nite.

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1 Thank waldobird
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

We used this road to go back and forth from the house SANTA MARÍA and Esperanza Never had any problems on this road. It is well maintained and has many horses along the way.

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1 Thank Travelman360
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Seriously be careful. We rented a moped and were cruising down 997 on our way back from lunch when we got into a pretty bad accident. The driver in the Land Rover was definitely in the middle of the road coming around a blind corner so we were forced to dump the moped and slide along the ground. I think... More 

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Key West
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

driving as little as I do in key West would not rent a jeep there roads good but very small....... and they all drive like city people LOL but everyride with a local or taxi was fun safe byt an adventure!!!!

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