5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel planner

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San Juan

— 3 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.
Head to The Poet's Passage and KEK Cigar & Smoke Loungefor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to El Yunque Rain Forest and Balneario Luquillo. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

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

San Francisco, USA to San Juan is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from San Francisco to San Juan. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect San Juan to be a bit warmer, temps between 90°F and 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.