9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 3 nights
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights


San Juan — 3 nights

Walled City

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, then sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip planning site.

Austin, USA to San Juan is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Austin to San Juan, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June in San Juan, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.
Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods
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El Yunque National Forest — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at El Yunque National Forest and then take in the dramatic scenery at Charco El Hippie. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque National Forest.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest road trip app.

Traveling by car from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Isla de Vieques.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure
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Isla de Vieques — 3 nights

Isla Nena

Isla de Vieques is known for beaches, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Chiva, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Media Luna, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Crab Island Rum Distillery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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.