6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
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Isla de Vieques
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Rincon
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old San Juan and Paseo de la Princesa. Get some historical perspective at Sitio Histórico de San Juan and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest), Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind (in Loiza) and Caribbean Trading Company Store (in Palmer). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage and explore the galleries of Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan tour planner.

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to San Juan. Traveling from Washington DC in January, things will get much warmer in San Juan: highs are around 84°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Isla de Vieques

Isla Nena

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
On the 28th (Mon), explore the galleries of Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, stop by Isla Vida, then stroll through La Chiva, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques vacation planning site.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in January, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

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Rincon

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 29th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Rincon Art Walk, take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, then enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Punta Higuera Light House.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rincon tour builder.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Rincon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. In January, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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.