7 days in San Juan & Ponce Itinerary

7 days in San Juan & Ponce Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary planner

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Fly
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San Juan
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ponce
— 1 night
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport

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San Juan

— 5 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Let the collections at Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind and Depigment Art capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at The Poet's Passage and Trollbeads. Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, kick back and relax at Pine Grove Beach, and stop by Seafoam.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan travel route app.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Juan, with lows around 76°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce

— 1 night
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 16th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce and then look for gifts at Plaza del Caribe. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, then stroll through Cana Gorda Beach, and then appreciate the history behind La Escalinata.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ponce journey tool.

You can drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from San Juan in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Ponce, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips