7 days in Raleigh & San Juan Itinerary

7 days in Raleigh & San Juan Itinerary

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7 days in Raleigh & San Juan Itinerary

Start: Durham, United States
Drive:  30​min
1
Raleigh, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Durham, United States

2
nights
Raleigh, United States

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Marbles Kids Museum and Museum of Life + Science. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pullen Park and North Carolina Museum of History. Change things up with these side-trips from Raleigh: Airborne and Special Operations Museum (in Fayetteville) and Duke University Chapel (in Durham). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of PNC Arena and look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Raleigh trip itinerary tool .

Durham to Raleigh is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Raleigh are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Durham, Airborne and Special Operations Museum
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Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
Museum of Life + Science ©
Museum of Life + Science

3
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll get in some beach time at Balneario Luquillo and Ocean Park Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paseo de la Princesa and Museo del Mar. Step out of San Juan with an excursion to Zipline in Luquillo--about 42 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach and get a sense of history and politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Raleigh to San Juan takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Raleigh to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Raleigh in April, expect nights in San Juan to be much hotter, around 75°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Luquillo
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Scuba & Snorkeling
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa

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