5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Ponce
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Ponce
— 1 day
Drive
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Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Juan
— 1 night
Fly

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Ponce

— 1 day
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, pause for some photo ops at Museo Castillo Serralles, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ponce trip planning website.

Los Angeles, USA to Ponce is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 4 hours. In April, Ponce is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 82°F and lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites

Rincon

— 2 nights

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 19th (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Punta Higuera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Steps Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rincon attractions app.

You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rincon when traveling from Ponce in April, with lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

San Juan

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): wander the streets of Old San Juan.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planner.

You can drive from Rincon to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In April in San Juan, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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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.