15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  5​h
1
Rincon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Juan
— 6 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Orlando, Florida

3
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Get in touch with nature at Sandy Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Playa Sucia and Crashboat Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Rincon side-trips: Los Morrillos Light (in Cabo Rojo) and Mayaguez Mall (in Mayaguez). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of El Faro Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Domes Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Tres Puertas Art Gallery & Blue Mermaid Gift Shop.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rincon trip planner .

Orlando, USA to Rincon is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Rincon. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in December: high temperatures in Rincon hover around 84°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cabo Rojo, Aguadilla, Mayaguez Mall
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Playa Sucia ©
Playa Sucia
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce and then step off the mainland to explore Isla de Caja de Muertos.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ponce trip maker website .

You can drive from Rincon to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Rincon in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Ponce, with lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Nature Parks
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas
Isla de Caja de Muertos ©
Isla de Caja de Muertos

6
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa Mar Chiquita and Balneario Luquillo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and La Mina Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Zipline (in Rio Grande), Coqui International (in Palmer) and Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind (in Loiza). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, explore the different monuments and memorials at San Juan Cemetery, make a trip to Paseo de la Princesa, and explore the world behind art at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Juan trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ponce to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in San Juan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rio Grande, Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls), Balneario Luquillo, Playa Mar Chiquita, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Secret Beach and La Chiva. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Caracas Beach, view the masterpieces at Gallery Galleon, stroll through Sun Bay, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques online travel planner .

Isla de Vieques is very close to San Juan. In December, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach

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