10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  2​h
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Durham

2
nights
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 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of San Juan National Historic Site, then take a stroll through Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then kick back and relax at Luquillo Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan online trip itinerary planner .

Durham, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Durham to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 78°F in San Juan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Luquillo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site

3
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.
Attractions like Sun Bay and Caracas Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Puerto Ferro Lighthouse and Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Isabel Segunda, get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Galleon, and take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques vacation website .

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay ©
Sun Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

3
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 16th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at El Yunque Rain Forest. On the next day, admire the sheer force of La Mina Falls, look for gifts at Monkey Threads, then kick back and relax at Monserrate Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at El Portal Tropical Forest Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest online vacation builder .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luquillo
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Monserrate Beach ©
Monserrate Beach
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)

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