6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Fajardo
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, beaches, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and look for gifts at Puerto Rican Art & Crafts.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Juan vacation planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Fajardo.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casa Bacardi
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Fajardo

Fajardo ©
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fajardo: El Yunque National Forest (Yokahu Observation Tower & El Yunque Rain Forest). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stop by Caribbean Trading Company Store, and wander the wide-open spaces of Carabali Rainforest Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fajardo trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Juan to Fajardo in an hour. Another option is to take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Fajardo are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fajardo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Rio Grande, El Yunque National Forest, Carabali Rainforest Park
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Zipline
Carabali Rainforest Park ©
Carabali Rainforest Park

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