9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip itinerary builder
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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Caguas
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Caguas
— 1 night
Drive
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Yauco
— 1 night
Drive
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Guanica
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive
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Yauco
— 1 night
Drive
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San Juan
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Caguas — 1 night

Caguas, founded in 1775, is a city and municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico, south of San Juan and Trujillo Alto, west of Gurabo and San Lorenzo, east of Aguas Buenas, Cidra, and Cayey.Caguas is located 20mi (twenty minutes to an hour by car) from San Juan and 40mi (an hour and a half by car; it may take longer because of mountainous area in between the two cities) from Ponce. To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Caguas tour itinerary planning site.

Tampa, USA to Caguas is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tampa to Caguas due to the time zone difference. July in Caguas sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. You'll set off for Yauco on the 12th (Mon).
Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Yauco — 1 night

Yauco is a city and municipality in southwestern Puerto Rico, centered on the city of the same name. On the 12th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Macromural Brisa Tropical.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yauco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Caguas to Yauco takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Guanica.
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Guanica — 2 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. Attractions like Museo de Arte de Ponce and Island Scuba make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Estatal de Guanica, take a stroll through La Parguera, and take in nature's colorful creations at Finca El Girasol.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Guanica online trip builder.

Guanica is just a short distance from Yauco. In July, daily temperatures in Guanica can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.
Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours
Side Trips

San Juan — 2 nights

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Juan journey planner.

Drive from Guanica to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. July in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.
Tours · Outdoors · Museums

El Yunque National Forest — 1 night

On the 17th (Sat), stroll through El Yunque National Forest.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest online trip builder.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. July in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yauco.
Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Yauco — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at La Escalinata and then admire the landmark architecture of Macromural Brisa Tropical.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Yauco sightseeing site.

Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Yauco by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to San Juan.

San Juan

On the 19th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can drive from Yauco to San Juan in 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing
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.