8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 31st (Tue), explore the galleries of The Poet's Passage, thencontemplate the long history of Old San Juan, and then don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Princesa. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Juan trip planner.

Honolulu, USA to San Juan is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Juan when traveling from Honolulu in December, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

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The Poet's Passage ©
The Poet's Passage
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©

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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.
Do your shopping at Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space and Isla Vida. Attractions like Vieques Island and Scuba & Snorkeling make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach and take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

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Vieques Island ©
Vieques Island
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Rincon

Rincon ©
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 (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, stop by Tres Puertas Art Gallery & Blue Mermaid Gift Shop, and then kick back and relax at Steps Beach.

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Fly from Isla de Vieques to Rincon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. January in Rincon sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse

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