10 days in Aguadilla, San Juan & El Yunque National Forest Itinerary

10 days in Aguadilla, San Juan & El Yunque National Forest Itinerary

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10 days in Aguadilla, San Juan & El Yunque National Forest Itinerary

Start: Aguadilla
1
Aguadilla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Aguadilla

4
nights
Aguadilla

Aguadilla ©
Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
You've now added Horseback Rides by Pintos R Us to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hacienda Buena Vista and Parroquia San Jose De La Montana. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Crashboat Beach and Steps Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Aguadilla side-trips: Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy (in Camuy), Guanica Dry Forest (in Guanica) and Ponce (Ponce History Museum & Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Survival Beach, kick back and relax at Playa Rompe Olas, enjoy the sea views from The Old Aguadilla Lighthouse Ruins, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Aguadilla trip app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ponce, Rincon, Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, Guanica Dry Forest
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe ©
Hacienda Buena Vista ©
Hacienda Buena Vista

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Juan National Historic Site, San Juan Cemetery and Old San Juan. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll the grounds of San Juan Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of San Juan National Historic Site, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, then examine the collection at Museo del Mar, and finally contemplate the long history of Old San Juan. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Park Beach and then kick back and relax at Balneario Luquillo.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Aguadilla to San Juan in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. In April, daytime highs in San Juan are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Balneario Luquillo
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at El Portal Tropical Forest Center and then look for gifts at Caribbean Trading Company Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest online travel planner .

Getting from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caguas, Caribbean Trading Company Store
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
El Yunque ©
El Yunque
Caribbean Trading Company Store ©
Caribbean Trading Company Store