5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip builder

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Holocaust Memorial Monument, then explore the world behind art at Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, then contemplate the long history of 104 Calle La Fortaleza, and finally explore the galleries of Galeria Botello.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan holiday builder tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Juan. January in San Juan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can 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 5th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Guilarte State Forest, snap pictures at Puente La Hamaca, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro de Punta.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Adjuntas attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Adjuntas takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Adjuntas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Adjuntas

Nature · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Maria's Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then get interesting insight from Fathom Charters.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rincon visit planner.

You can drive from Adjuntas to Rincon in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rincon when traveling from Adjuntas in January, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Beaches · Museums · Shopping

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 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Palacete Los Moreau, kick back and relax at La Poza De Las Golondrinas, and then kick back and relax at Montones Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Aguadilla day trip planning app.

Aguadilla is very close to Rincon. Traveling from Rincon in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Aguadilla, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lares.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation 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 find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lares trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Aguadilla to Lares in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Lares are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lares

Nature · Parks · 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.