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Current U.S. policy allows travel to Cuba under certain categories, including “humanitarian projects,” “support for the Cuban people” and “people-to-people” travel. Now, here’s how to actually do it.
Central Park, New York City’s celebrated, 843-acre green space in the heart of Manhattan, is a draw for many people, both locals and tourists alike.
Its town motto, “Siempre adelante,” touts Holguín as always being ahead, but you might feel like you’ve stepped back in time when you visit. Tucked inland about 25 miles from the nearest beach resort, Holguín offers refreshing places to hang out surrounded by locals.
Situated midway between Santiago de Cuba and Santa Clara,Camagüey makes an ideal stopover for a day or two. Renowned for its colonial architecture, nature reserves, earthen pots and twisting streets, you’ll want to explore Camagüey for days on end. But even if you only have 24 hours, you can still get a taste of what the island’s third largest city has to offer.
Looking for an authentic Cuban experience devoid of tourist traps and big resorts? Head to the eastern city of San Isidoro de Holguin, where industrial meets tropical. Though Holguin is Cuba’s fourth largest city, a day is the perfect amount of time to explore its colonial-era buildings and open spaces that have inspired the nickname “City of Parks.”