10 days in San Juan, Mayaguez & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

10 days in San Juan, Mayaguez & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico tour planner

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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
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Mayaguez
— 1 night
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 5 nights

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San Juan

— 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo de Las Americas, stop by Ole Puerto Rico, then contemplate the long history of La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plaza Colon. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Holocaust Memorial Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Muralla, and then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip planner.

If you are flying in from Bulgaria, the closest major aiport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Mayaguez.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Mayaguez

— 1 night
Mayagüez is the eighth-largest municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.). Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with The Dive Shop Puerto Rico and then wander the streets of Porta del Sol - West.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mayaguez trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from San Juan to Mayaguez in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Mayaguez

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wildlife
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Isla de Vieques

— 2 nights

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.
You've added El Viequense Sea Tours, Playa Media Luna, Balneario Sun Bay, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pedal to the sights with Vieques Adventure Company, surround yourself with nature on El Viequense Sea Tours, steep yourself in history at Isabel Segunda, get engrossed in the history at Museo El Fortin de Conde Mirasol, then hunt for treasures at Fish Market, and finally kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa Navio, then stroll through Playa Media Luna, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques sightseeing planner.

Getting from Mayaguez to Isla de Vieques by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

San Juan

— 5 nights

Walled City

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visit Old San Juan and Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud for their historical value. Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Enjoy San Juan some more: get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, view the masterpieces at The Poet's Passage, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Isla Verde.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip planner.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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