6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2​h
2
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, examine the collection at El Museo Castillo Serralles, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally look for gifts at Plaza del Caribe.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ponce sightseeing planner.

Washington DC, USA to Ponce is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Shopping
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Blue Beach and Sun Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Caracas Beach and Gallery Galleon. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Secret Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Media Luna Beach, and contemplate the long history of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Ponce to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In September, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan itinerary builder.

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Isla de Vieques. In September, daytime highs in San Juan are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping Museums
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The Poet's Passage ©
The Poet's Passage
Coqui el Original ©
Coqui el Original

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