6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel route maker

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Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arecibo
— 1 night
Drive
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Rincon
— 1 night
Drive to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
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San Juan

— 2 nights

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 22nd (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary builder site.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Juan is 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in July, San Juan is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arecibo.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Beaches · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Arecibo

— 1 night
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Aventura Cueva Ventana has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stroll through Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Aventura Cueva Ventana, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Caza Y Pesca Beach.

Discover how to plan a Arecibo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Arecibo takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Arecibo are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Arecibo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Rincon

— 1 night

Corner

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 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rincon driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Arecibo to Rincon in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rincon are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

Isla de Vieques

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Caracas Beach.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques vacation builder site.

Getting from Rincon to Isla de Vieques by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In July in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.