Cuba destination research – start planning your trip to this fascinating Caribbean island!
Cuba is a cultural adventure and is famous for its laid-back and relaxed atmosphere. Classic automobiles line the streets and country roads, while salsa music fills the night air. Travelers can explore towns and cities with Spanish colonial architecture and grand palaces. Other highlights include the renowned cigars and Havana rum, touring spectacular scenery, and meeting local artists and farmers. Until recently, political isolation has protected it from mass tourism, however, the landscape is evolving. This island of Cuba is the largest in the Caribbean, at 740 miles across and more than 120 miles wide. The coastline offers hundreds of bays and beaches. Located 90 miles off the coast of Key West, Florida – Now is the time to visit.
Cuba’s fascinating culture, food, dance, art, history, and nature makes for a one-of-a-kind experience. Discover a wealth of architectural treasures, including palaces, fortresses, cathedrals, theaters and mansions in styles from Art Deco, Baroque, Moorish, Greek Revival, Neoclassical and Spanish to Modern. Cuba has more than a hundred art galleries, including Victor Manual, Eduardo Abela and Mariano Rodriguez. Hundreds of museums are on offer such as the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Music Museum, Ernest Hemingway Museum and Anthropological Museum.
When to Visit
Cuba enjoys a subtropical climate and it is an ideal year-round destination. The dry season is from November to April, which is one of the best times to explore. The rainy season is from May to October, when there are higher average temperatures and humidity.
How to Choose a Trip
Choosing a trip should be done through licensed companies that offer travel to Cuba and must be authorized by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
For U.S. citizens and anyone under U.S. jurisdiction, travel is restricted, and tourist travel is prohibited. All U.S. citizens and anyone under U.S. jurisdiction traveling to Cuba must be licensed by OFAC.
As travel doors open wider to Americans, travel to Cuba is evolving. Contact Expedition Easy for the latest details.
What to Expect
Expect welcoming locals, a relaxed atmosphere, roads with 1950’s cars, architecture, a thriving art scene with live music, spectacular nature by land and sea, stellar cuisine and cocktails, and an experience that feels like a step back in time. The country is changing quickly and now is the time to visit.