9 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

9 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 5 nights
2
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Visit Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan for their historical value. We've included these beaches for you: Luquillo Beach and Condado Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Fajardo) and Museo de Arte de Ponce (in Ponce). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Americas, view the masterpieces at The Poet's Passage, explore the fascinating underground world of Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Juan tour planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. June in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Scuba & Snorkeling, Museo de Arte de Ponce, Luquillo Beach, Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Isabel Segunda, take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques online road trip planner.

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. In June, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

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