7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  8​h
1
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

3
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
Shop till you drop at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Fish Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gallery Galleon and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sun Bay, stop by Isla Vida, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques route maker tool .

Atlanta, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 76°F in Isla de Vieques. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ponce.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sun Bay ©
Sun Bay
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 16th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, then see the interesting displays at El Museo Castillo Serralles, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ponce vacation planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to Ponce in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. In May in Ponce, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of San Juan National Historic Site, view the masterpieces at The Poet's Passage, then stop by Coqui el Original, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Walter Otero Contemporary Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Luquillo Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Juan route planner .

Traveling by car from Ponce to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in May, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site

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