Tropical Places

Tropical Places to Visit without a Passport

There are plenty of tropical places you can visit without the need to take your passport. Most of these places are U.S. territories, except for some Caribbean countries; where you can use your driver’s license for identification purposes.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is just two hours from Miami or a little over three and a half hours from New York. Geographically, it is mountainous interiorly and beautiful beaches on the coast. The Island has influences from Africa, Spain, and Latin America. Puerto Rico has a lot to offer, and it will make you want to come back once you leave.


Located in the Pacific, the Hawaii islands are another U.S. Territory. Hawaii has pristine beaches that will make you forget all about work. If you love to snorkel, you will enjoy the crystal clear and warm water. For sightseeing, you can also visit some of the active and dormant volcanos. If you are one who loves hiking, Hawaii has beautiful flora and fauna.

U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands include St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John. These islands have a rich history of their indigenous Indians, European settlers, and African slaves. You will also enjoy sandy beaches, the warm water, and diving.

The Caribbean

There are many Caribbean countries to visit without a passport. But to do so, you must travel by sea and not air. That means taking a cruise will get there and back by just using your id card. Countries like Bermuda, Jamaica, the Bahamas, and others are ready for you to visit. They provide sandy beaches and kind people anywhere you go. You will enjoy the water and scuba diving if you do.

American Samoa

Located in the South Pacific, the six Polynesian islands are another tropical island destination. If you are looking for peace, here is the place you want to be. Leave everything behind and relax on the beach or adventure into the jungle.

Northern Marina Islands

The Micronesian islands are other U.S. territories in the Pacific. There you can relax on the beaches enjoying the music, food or scuba dive near the coral reefs. You can also adventure out to see World War 2 shipwrecks off the coast. Once you get to enjoy the island life, coming home will be the last thing on your mind.