8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Guanica
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Guanica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aguadilla
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rincon
Drive
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Barranquitas
— 1 night
Drive
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Rincon
— 1 night
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Guanica

— 3 nights
Guánica is a town and municipality in southern Puerto Rico (U.S.), bordering the Caribbean Sea, south of Sabana Grande, east of Lajas, and west of Yauco. Your day by day itinerary now includes Finca El Girasol. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll through Bosque Estatal de Guanica, then take in nature's colorful creations at Finca El Girasol, and then take in the pleasant sights at Macromural Brisa Tropical. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Island Scuba and then Head underground at Aventura Cueva Ventana.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Guanica journey planner.

New York City, USA to Guanica is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Guanica hover around 82°F and lows are around 70°F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Guanica

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Aguadilla

— 2 nights

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll through Crashboat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jobos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Aguadilla online attractions planner.

Getting from Guanica to Aguadilla by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Aguadilla can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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 5th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rincon tour itinerary builder website.

Rincon is just a short distance from Aguadilla. Traveling from Aguadilla in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rincon, with lows of 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barranquitas.

Things to do in Rincon

Spas
Highlights from your trip

Barranquitas

— 1 night
Barranquitas is a small mountain municipality located in the central region of Puerto Rico (U.S.), south of Corozal and Naranjito; north of Coamo and Aibonito; west of Comerío and Cidra; and east of Orocovis. On the 6th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Barranquitas, then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Protected Area Canon de San Cristobal, and then see human ingenuity at work at Represa de Comerio.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Barranquitas travel route builder.

You can drive from Rincon to Barranquitas in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rincon in April, expect Barranquitas to be little chillier, temps between 82°F and 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Barranquitas

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Rincon

— 1 night

Corner

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stop by Caribbean Trading Rincon and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rincon attractions planner.

You can drive from Barranquitas to Rincon in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Barranquitas in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rincon, with lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.