6 days in San Juan, Arecibo & Fajardo Itinerary

6 days in San Juan, Arecibo & Fajardo Itinerary

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San Juan
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Arecibo
— 1 night
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Fajardo
— 1 night
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Fuente de la Herencia de las Americas.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planner.

Orlando, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Juan, with lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Arecibo.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Arecibo

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Aventura Cueva Ventana. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa Vega Baja. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Aventura Cueva Ventana and then Head underground at Cueva del Indio.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Arecibo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Arecibo takes an hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Juan in October: highs in Arecibo hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fajardo.

Things to do in Arecibo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Fajardo

Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get interesting insight from Mini Boat Adventures, step off the mainland to explore Icacos Island, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fajardo trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Arecibo to Fajardo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle; or fly. In October in Fajardo, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Fajardo

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

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San Juan

Walled City

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Ballaja Sculpture, then kick back and relax at Isla Verde Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Nuestra Senora De Lourdes, and finally don't miss a visit to Capilla de Lourdes. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Holocaust Memorial Monument, then don't miss a visit to La Muralla, and then get a sense of history and politics at La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Juan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fajardo to San Juan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip