10 days in San Juan, Fajardo & Rincon Itinerary

10 days in San Juan, Fajardo & Rincon Itinerary

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10 days in San Juan, Fajardo & Rincon Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h
1
San Juan
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Fajardo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rincon
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

6
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 Pine Grove Surf Club as well as Wow Surfing School & Water Sports. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see Luquillo Beach in El Yunque National Forest, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at San Juan National Historic Site, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan attractions planner .

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Juan. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in San Juan at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fajardo.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

2
nights
Fajardo

Fajardo ©
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. You've now added Scuba & Snorkeling to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fajardo online holiday planner .

Drive from San Juan to Fajardo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Fajardo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Zipline, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

1
night
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
You've now added Rincon Surf School to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see Rincon Surf School, then enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rincon travel planning tool .

Getting from San Juan to Rincon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Rincon Surf School ©
Rincon Surf School
Spas & Wellness
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

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