6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Juan
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
4
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery and then explore the galleries of El Faro Lighthouse.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip itinerary builder site .

New York City, USA to Rincon is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from New York City to Rincon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Rincon is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 89°F and lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, look for gifts at Plaza del Caribe, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ponce road trip app .

Getting from Rincon to Ponce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. In June, Ponce is slightly colder than Rincon - with highs of 83°F and lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe ©
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 18th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at San Juan Cemetery.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan road trip app .

You can drive from Ponce to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ponce in June, you will find days in San Juan are somewhat warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

2
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.
On the 19th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, and finally contemplate the long history of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques trip planner .

Isla de Vieques is just a stone's throw from San Juan. In June in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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