7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
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Isla de Vieques
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 5th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Isla Verde Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of La Muralla, then take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage, and finally explore the world behind art at Fundacion Casa Cortes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan and then enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Luquillo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Juan day trip website.

San Francisco, USA to San Juan is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 4 hours. In September, San Juan is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like El Hombre de Puerto Ferro and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, don't miss a visit to La Gran Ceiba de Vieques, enjoy the sand and surf at La Plata Beach, and stroll through La Chiva.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques journey planner.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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.