7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Arecibo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Aguadilla
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
4
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Cabo Rojo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Carolina
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Newark

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
La Placita de Santurce has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stop by La Placita de Santurce and then pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan travel itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to San Juan. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Newark in March: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 85°F and lows are around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arecibo.

Things to do in San Juan

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico ©
Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico

1
night
Arecibo

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. On the 14th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Bosque Cambalache National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Arecibo holiday maker site.

Drive from San Juan to Arecibo in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in March, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Arecibo

Nature Parks

few
hours
Aguadilla

Aguadilla ©
Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Crashboat Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Aguadilla trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Arecibo to Aguadilla in 1.5 hours. March in Aguadilla sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach

1
night
Rincon

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 15th (Sun): stop by Ocean State of Mind, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip planner.

Rincon is just a short distance from Aguadilla. Traveling from Aguadilla in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 78°F in Rincon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cabo Rojo.

Things to do in Rincon

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Ocean State of Mind ©
Ocean State of Mind

1
night
Cabo Rojo

Cabo Rojo ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): make a trip to Kiosco de Dulces Tipicoss and then enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario de Boqueron.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cabo Rojo trip planner.

You can drive from Rincon to Cabo Rojo in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Cabo Rojo can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Carolina.

Things to do in Cabo Rojo

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Balneario de Boqueron ©
Balneario de Boqueron
Kiosco de Dulces Tipicoss ©
Kiosco de Dulces Tipicoss

2
nights
Carolina

Carolina ©
Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Trollbeads, take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest, and then stop by Coqui International.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Carolina trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Cabo Rojo to Carolina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cabo Rojo in March since evenings lows in Carolina dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carolina

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Coqui International, Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz, El Yunque Rain Forest, Trollbeads
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach
Coqui International ©
Coqui International

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