8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: San Juan
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Fajardo
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2​h
5
San Juan
— 1 night
End: San Juan

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nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pine Grove Beach as well as Old San Juan. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pine Grove Beach.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip maker site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In April, daytime highs in San Juan are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Pine Grove Beach
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zipline as well as El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest trip planner .

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In April in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fajardo.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Zipline
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Zipline

1
night
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. To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fajardo day trip planner.

Fajardo is just a short distance from El Yunque National Forest. In April in Fajardo, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. You will leave for Isla de Vieques on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Fajardo

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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.
You've added Bioluminescent (Mosquito) Bay, Caracas Beach, Secret Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Caracas Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at La Chiva, then stroll through Secret Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bioluminescent (Mosquito) Bay.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Fajardo to Isla de Vieques takes 1.5 hours. In April in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. You'll set off for San Juan on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay ©
Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

1
night
San Juan

San Juan
To find out how to plan a trip to San Juan, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to San Juan by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

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