8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Ponce
— 1 day
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Rincon
— 1 night
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
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San Juan
— 2 nights

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally look for gifts at Plaza del Caribe.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ponce online trip itinerary maker.

Asheville, USA to Ponce is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Asheville to Ponce due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in March; daily highs in Ponce reach 82°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Shopping
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, then explore the galleries of Playa Oeste Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Ocean State of Mind.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Ponce to Rincon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rincon when traveling from Ponce in March, with lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Playa Oeste Gallery ©
Playa Oeste Gallery

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Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Caracas Beach and Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva. There's more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques day trip planning website.

You can fly from Rincon to Isla de Vieques in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. Traveling from Rincon in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Isla de Vieques, with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of The Poet's Passage, stop by Coqui el Original, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In March, daytime highs in San Juan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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