8 days in Arecibo & San Juan Itinerary

8 days in Arecibo & San Juan Itinerary

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Arecibo
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Arecibo
— 1 night
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San Juan
— 5 nights
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Arecibo

Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Your day by day itinerary now includes Aventura Cueva Ventana. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): Head underground at Cueva del Indio and then Head underground at Aventura Cueva Ventana. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Bosque Cambalache National Park and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral San Felipe Apostol.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Arecibo trip planning site.

Denver, USA to Arecibo is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Denver to Arecibo, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in September, you will find days in Arecibo are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are warmer (76°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Arecibo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Old San Juan, enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan vacation tool.

Drive from Arecibo to San Juan in an hour. In September, daytime highs in San Juan are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips