7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fajardo
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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Ponce
— 1 night
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Rincon
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Fajardo

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. Bioluminescent Bay has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monserrate Beach, then look for gifts at Caribbean Trading Company Store, and then hike along Big Tree Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Bioluminescent Bay.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fajardo driving holiday site.

New York City, USA to Fajardo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to Fajardo. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Fajardo hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 76°F. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Fajardo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Monserrate Beach ©
Monserrate Beach
Caribbean Trading Company Store ©
Caribbean Trading Company Store
Big Tree Trail ©
Big Tree Trail

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 21st (Tue), look for gifts at Coqui el Original and then view the masterpieces at The Poet's Passage. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Juan day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Fajardo to San Juan in an hour. Another option is to take a shuttle. May in San Juan sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach
The Poet's Passage ©
The Poet's Passage

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 24th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, take an in-depth tour of Ponce History Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponce attractions website.

Drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from San Juan in May, expect nights in Ponce to be about the same, around 74°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas
Ponce History Museum ©
Ponce History Museum

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Rincon

Rincon ©

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 25th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Rompe Olas, stroll through Crashboat Beach, then kick back and relax at Survival Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at The Old Aguadilla Lighthouse Ruins. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse and then hunt for treasures at Rincon Art Walk.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rincon trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Rincon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Traveling from Ponce in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 80°F in Rincon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Survival Beach ©
Survival Beach

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