10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico tour builder

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San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights
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San Juan

— 3 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cueva del Indio and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Get in touch with nature at Aventura Cueva Ventana and Playa Mar Chiquita. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Princesa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Juan vacation planner.

Pisa, Italy to San Juan is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Pisa to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Pisa in December; daily highs in San Juan reach 34°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rincon

— 2 nights

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 30th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stroll through Sandy Beach, and then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve.

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You can drive from San Juan to Rincon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. December in Rincon sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

El Yunque National Forest

— 3 nights
Get outdoors at El Yunque Rain Forest and Zipline. Step off the beaten path and head to Balneario Luquillo and Monkey Threads. Step out of El Yunque National Forest to go to Las Croabas and see Palomino Island, which is approximately 44 minutes away.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest day trip planning website.

Drive from Rincon to El Yunque National Forest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. December in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.