7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Ferry to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive
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Rio Grande
— 1 night
Drive
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San Juan
— 1 night
Fly

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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 30th (Fri): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Caracas Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Chiva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Malecon and then explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques vacation website.

Wichita, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Wichita to Isla de Vieques. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Isla de Vieques when traveling from Wichita in July, with lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

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El Yunque National Forest

Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Rio Grande.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Rio Grande

Many nature lovers know Rio Grande as the gateway to the only tropical rainforest within the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Caribbean Trading Company Store, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then kick back and relax at Luquillo Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rio Grande visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Rio Grande takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Rio Grande sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Rio Grande

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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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 3rd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, then ponder the world of politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Rio Grande to San Juan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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.