6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
1
Isla de Vieques
— 1 day
Fly
2
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive
4
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
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Isla de Vieques

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Caracas Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Isla de Vieques. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Chicago in March: high temperatures in Isla de Vieques hover around 84°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife

1
night
Rincon

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 26th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to Rincon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

1
night
Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 27th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, then steep yourself in history at Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, and finally examine the collection at Museo Casa Armstrong Poventud.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read 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. Traveling from Rincon in March, Ponce is slightly colder at night with lows of 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

2
nights
San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Juan trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Ponce to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.