Exotic places you can visit without a U.S. passport
Puerto Rico. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Longing for a long-distance getaway but don't have a passport? No problem! We've found five faraway places overseas where, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, you won't need to bring a passport.
MORE FROM SMARTER TRAVEL
In a 2012 referendum on the territory's political status, a record 61 percent of Puerto Rico's voters were in favor of eventual statehood, so we may one day welcome the island as the 51st. Even so, right now, you can explore its wonders without a U.S. passport.
See the next no-passport-required destination.
Caneel Bay, St. John, USVI (Photo: Dara Continenza)
United States Virgin Islands
The U.S. Virgin Islands lie mere minutes away from Puerto Rico by plane. Made up of three main islands—St. Thomas, St. Croix, and