8 days in San Juan, Fajardo & St. Thomas Itinerary

8 days in San Juan, Fajardo & St. Thomas Itinerary

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8 days in San Juan, Fajardo & St. Thomas Itinerary

Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  7​h
1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Boston, United States

3
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
San Juan is known for historic sites, museums, beaches, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, stop by Marisel Herbal Bath & Body, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip builder app .

Boston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boston to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In May, San Juan is much warmer than Boston - with highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fajardo.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Fajardo ©
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Carabali Rainforest Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fajardo online day trip planner .

You can drive from San Juan to Fajardo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Fajardo

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Carabali Rainforest Park
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Scuba & Snorkeling
Carabali Rainforest Park ©
Carabali Rainforest Park

2
nights
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

One of the most visited cruise ship destinations in the Caribbean, the town of Charlotte Amalie is known around the world for its duty-free jewelry, perfume, and liquor shops.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Coral World Ocean Park, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stop by Diamonds International and then enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Charlotte Amalie trip simple and quick.

Getting from Fajardo to Charlotte Amalie by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Charlotte Amalie can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

East End, Magens Bay
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Coral World Ocean Park ©
Coral World Ocean Park

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