11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport

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Isla de Vieques

— 5 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.
Appreciate the collections at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum and Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Caracas Beach and Media Luna Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Sun Bay Beach, stroll through Green Beach, take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques route planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Quebec City to Isla de Vieques due to the time zone difference. In February, Isla de Vieques is warmer than Quebec City - with highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

San Juan

— 3 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Escape the urban bustle at El Yunque Rain Forest and Luquillo Beach. Do your shopping at The Poet's Passage and 3 Mujeres. Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Caribbean Trading Company Store (in Palmer) and Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind (in Loiza). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, make a trip to Paseo de la Princesa, stroll the grounds of Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read San Juan trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to San Juan by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In February, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ponce

— 2 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 18th (Sun), take in the waterfront at La Guancha, stop by Plaza del Caribe, then pause for some photo ops at Museo Castillo Serralles, and finally see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponce trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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.