10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Kansas City

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to San Juan Gate, then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, and then don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Princesa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at San Juan Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at San Juan National Historic Site.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Juan itinerary planner.

Kansas City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in February, things will get much warmer in San Juan: highs are around 84°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Rincon.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 25th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Rompe Olas. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Domes Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rincon trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from San Juan to Rincon in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In February, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

5
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
You'll get in some beach time at Secret Beach and Sun Bay. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Media Luna Beach. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caracas Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, and enjoy the sea views from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques road trip planner.

You can fly from Rincon to Isla de Vieques in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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