8 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

8 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

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San Juan
— 4 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
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San Juan
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You've added Santurce, Condado Beach, Flamenco Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Depigment Art and El Portal Tropical Forest Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately El Yunque National Forest away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan tour itinerary website.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in June, with highs in San Juan at 89°F and lows at 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Esperanza Riding Company, Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay, Black Sand Beach, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Malecon, contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach, then stroll through Media Luna Beach, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Chiva, and finally trot along with Esperanza Riding Company.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques trip planning app.

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. June in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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San Juan

Walled City

Condado Lagoon has been added to your itinerary. On the 28th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista and then contemplate the waterfront views at Condado Lagoon.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan online trip builder.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites