10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 2 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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Ceiba
— 1 night
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Isla de Vieques
— 1 day
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Ceiba
— 1 night
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Ponce
— 1 night
7
Rincon
— 2 nights
8
Arecibo
— 1 night
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San Juan
— Few hours

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Paseo de la Princesa has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa, see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar, then contemplate the long history of Old San Juan, and finally make a trip to La Muralla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then appreciate the history behind Plaza de Colon.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip maker website.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in San Juan reach 87°F and lows reach 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Fishing Charters & Tours

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night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at El Yunque.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ceiba.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
El Yunque ©
El Yunque
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque

1
night
Ceiba

Ceiba
Ceiba is a small municipality in northeast Puerto Rico (U.S.). To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ceiba day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Ceiba takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Ceiba can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Ceiba

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

1
day
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Isabel Segunda, view the masterpieces at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay, and finally steep yourself in history at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Ceiba to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ceiba.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Isabel Segunda ©
Isabel Segunda
Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay ©
Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

1
night
Ceiba

Ceiba
For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ceiba tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Ceiba by ferry takes about 2 hours. You'll set off for Ponce on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Ceiba

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Fundacion Biblioteca Rafael Hernandez Colon, then get engrossed in the history at Ponce History Museum, and then take in the waterfront at La Guancha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, examine the collection at Museo Casa Armstrong Poventud, then examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Ponce trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ceiba to Ponce in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Ceiba in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 70°F in Ponce. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas
La Guancha ©
La Guancha

2
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Rincon

Rincon ©

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll through Playa Rompe Olas, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe, then enjoy the sea views from Punta Higuera Light House, and finally enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rincon driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Rincon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Traveling from Ponce in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rincon, with lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Arecibo.

Things to do in Rincon

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Punta Higuera Light House ©
Punta Higuera Light House
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Playa Rompe Olas ©
Playa Rompe Olas

1
night
Arecibo

Arecibo ©
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Playa Sardinera, head outdoors with El Poza del Obispo, and then visit a coastal fixture at Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park.

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You can drive from Rincon to Arecibo in 2 hours. Traveling from Rincon in December, Arecibo is little chillier at night with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Arecibo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
El Poza del Obispo ©
El Poza del Obispo
Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park ©
Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Arte De Bayamon, and then appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Arecibo to San Juan in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Museo De Arte De Bayamon ©
Museo De Arte De Bayamon
Paseo de los Presidentes ©
Paseo de los Presidentes

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