5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico holiday maker

Make it your trip
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San Juan
— 1 day
Drive
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Adjuntas
— 1 day
Drive
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Rincon
— 1 night
Drive
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Aguadilla
— 1 day
Drive
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Lares
— 1 day
Drive

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San Juan

— 1 day

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial Monument, then explore the world behind art at Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, then steep yourself in history at 104 Calle La Fortaleza, and finally explore the galleries of Galeria Botello.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our San Juan trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. January in San Juan sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Adjuntas.

Things to do in San Juan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Adjuntas

— 1 day
Adjuntas is a small mountainside municipality in Puerto Rico located central midwest of the island on the Cordillera Central, north of Yauco, Guayanilla and Peñuelas; southeast of Utuado; east of Lares and Yauco; and west of Ponce. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Guilarte State Forest, then take in the views from Puente La Hamaca, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cerro de Punta.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Adjuntas tour builder app.

Drive from San Juan to Adjuntas in 2 hours. January in Adjuntas sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Adjuntas

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Rincon

— 1 night

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 23rd (Sat), stroll through Maria's Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then see majestic marine mammals with Fathom Charters.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rincon journey tool.

Traveling by car from Adjuntas to Rincon takes 2 hours. Traveling from Adjuntas in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rincon, with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Aguadilla

— 1 day

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
On the 24th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Palacete Los Moreau, kick back and relax at La Poza De Las Golondrinas, and then kick back and relax at Montones Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aguadilla online trip itinerary maker.

Aguadilla is just a short distance from Rincon. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rincon in January since evenings lows in Aguadilla dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lares.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lares

— 1 day

City of the Revolt

To most Puerto Ricans, Lares remains best known as the site of an 1868 uprising against the rule of Spain.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, examine the collection at Museo de Recursos Historicos de Lares, and then explore the striking landscape at Tres Pueblos Sinkhole.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lares route tool.

Traveling by car from Aguadilla to Lares takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Lares can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lares

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.