14 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

14 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

Make it your trip
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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Ponce
— 3 nights
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San Juan
— 8 nights
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San Juan

— 2 nights

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 31st (Sat): don't miss a visit to La Muralla, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Las Americas, and then ponder the world of politics at La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage, examine the collection at Fundacion Casa Cortes, then appreciate the history behind Plaza Colon, and finally don't miss a visit to Holocaust Memorial Monument.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to San Juan is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Denver in October: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 90°F and lows are around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Ponce

— 3 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe and Pozo de la Virgen Sabana Grande will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Aleli Tours - Day Tours and Playa Rosada. Explore Ponce's surroundings by going to Salt Flats and Wildlife Refuge (in Cabo Rojo) and Museum of the History of San German (in San German). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce and take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ponce holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from San Juan in November, expect nights in Ponce to be about the same, around 73°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

San Juan

— 8 nights

Walled City

Appreciate the collections at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico and Museo del Tabaco Caguas. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old San Juan and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to Zipline Tours in Puerto Rico (in Orocovis), El Yunque National Forest (El Yunque & El Yunque National Forest) and Mini Boat Adventures (in Fajardo). See some other sides of San Juan: appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage, and admire the masterpieces at Fundacion Casa Cortes.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read San Juan online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.