8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico tour planner

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Fly
1
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
3
Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
Fly

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1
night
San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Carolina Beach, Sitio Histórico de San Juan and Old San Juan. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Juan day trip planning tool.

Charlotte, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to San Juan. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 78°F in San Juan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

You've now added Luquillo Beach to your itinerary. On the 20th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Luquillo Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Black Sand Beach as well as Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Caracas Beach and Sun Bay Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Chiva and Scuba & Snorkeling.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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.