12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Aguada
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Aguadilla
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
San Juan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Miami

1
night
Aguada

Aguada ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stop by Ocean State of Mind, then take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then head outdoors with Balneario Pico de Pierdra.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Aguada road trip planning app .

Miami, USA to Aguada is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Aguada

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rincon
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Balneario Pico de Pierdra ©
Balneario Pico de Pierdra
Playa Oeste Gallery ©
Playa Oeste Gallery
Ocean State of Mind ©
Ocean State of Mind

1
night
Aguadilla

Aguadilla
Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa Pena Blanca, kick back and relax at Montones Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Poza De Las Golondrinas.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Aguadilla itinerary planner .

Aguadilla is just a stone's throw from Aguada. In July, daily temperatures in Aguadilla can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Isabela

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): make a trip to La Gran Ceiba de Vieques, head off the coast to Vieques Island, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Plata Beach. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, enjoy some diversion at Vieques Gun Club & Sporting Clays, then explore the ancient world of El Hombre de Puerto Ferro, and finally enjoy the sea views from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques vacation planner.

You can fly from Aguadilla to Isla de Vieques in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. July in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Vieques Island ©
Vieques Island
La Gran Ceiba de Vieques ©
La Gran Ceiba de Vieques
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Carolina Children's Museum and La Marquesa Forest Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa Vega Baja and Playa Mar Chiquita. Step out of San Juan with an excursion to Caguas Botanical Garden William Miranda Marin in Caguas--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Isla Verde Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes, and take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan route website .

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. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Vega Baja, Jardin Botanico y Cultural William Miranda Marin, La Marquesa Forest Park, Playa Mar Chiquita, Carolina Children's Museum
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Carolina Children's Museum ©
Carolina Children's Museum
Playa Vega Baja ©
Playa Vega Baja
Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita

3
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Las Paylas and El Yunque. Step out of El Yunque National Forest to go to Loiza and see Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, which is approximately 32 minutes away.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. July in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luquillo, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind
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El Yunque ©
El Yunque
Las Paylas ©
Las Paylas
Big Tree Trail ©
Big Tree Trail

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