6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 1 night
Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights


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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan and then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Mar Chiquita and then kick back and relax at Condado Beach.

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Miami, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Miami to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, San Juan is somewhat warmer than Miami - with highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Isla de Vieques

— 4 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Caracas Beach and La Chiva. Step off the beaten path and head to Sun Bay Beach and Secret Beach (Pata Prieta). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Navio Beach, take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and explore the ancient world of El Hombre de Puerto Ferro.

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Traveling by flight from San Juan to Isla de Vieques takes 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 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Puerto Rico travel guide

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.