9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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1
San Juan
— 4 nights
2
Ponce
— 1 night
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
4
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Shop till you drop at Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind and Galeria Botello. Relax by the water at Luquillo Beach and Condado Beach. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Old San Juan, browse for treasures at El Alcazar, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Juan online route planner.

Philadelphia, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to San Juan is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Juan when traveling from Philadelphia in June, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, Carolina Beach
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, thenexamine the collection at Parque de Bombas, thensee the interesting displays at El Museo Castillo Serralles, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce.

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Drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Juan in June: highs in Ponce hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Shopping
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest road trip site.

Traveling by car from Ponce to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Ponce in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in El Yunque National Forest: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at La Chiva, thenlook for gifts at Isla Vida, and then view the masterpieces at Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In June in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space ©

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