6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  12​h
1
Isla de Vieques
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Juan
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Denver

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): shop like a local with Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Secret Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Caracas Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques journey builder .

Denver, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in March, things will get much warmer in Isla de Vieques: highs are around 84°F and lows about 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
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 2nd (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at Playa Oeste Gallery, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Rincon Art Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Beach.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rincon online vacation maker .

Fly from Isla de Vieques to Rincon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Isla de Vieques in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 78°F in Rincon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Crashboat Beach
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 4th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, then look for gifts at Plaza del Caribe, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ponce using our trip planner.

Drive from Rincon to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Rincon in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ponce, with lows of 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa, then look for gifts at Coqui el Original, then take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage, and finally stroll the grounds of San Juan Cemetery.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan day trip website .

Traveling by car from Ponce to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in San Juan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
The Poet's Passage ©
The Poet's Passage

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