6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Boston

3
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
Relax by the water at Sun Bay and La Chiva. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Gallery Galleon. There's lots more to do: stroll through Caracas Beach, explore the ancient world of El Hombre de Puerto Ferro, visit a coastal fixture at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Isla Vida.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip planner.

Boston, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Boston in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 79°F in Isla de Vieques. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take a stroll through Old San Juan, stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of San Juan National Historic Site. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista and then enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Juan visit planning site .

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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