11 days in San Juan, Catano & Rio Grande Itinerary

11 days in San Juan, Catano & Rio Grande Itinerary

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1
San Juan
— 1 night
2
Catano
— 2 nights
3
Palmer
— 7 nights

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night
San Juan

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You've now added Fortin de San Jeronimo del Boqueron to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the local landmark of Roots Fountain, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fortin de San Jeronimo del Boqueron, then explore the galleries of The Poet's Passage, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Vega Baja, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mar Chiquita.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Juan trip 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 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Catano.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Mar Chiquita, Playa Vega Baja
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Playa Vega Baja ©
Playa Vega Baja
Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita

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Catano

Catano ©
Cataño is a municipality located on northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.) bordering the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent to the north and east by San Juan; north of Bayamón and Guaynabo; east of Toa Baja and west of Guaynabo and is part of the San Juan Metropolitan Area. Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stroll through Centro de Conservacion de Manaties de Puerto Rico and then sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia Santo Cristo de la Salud, then stroll through La Marquesa Forest Park, and then explore the world behind art at Museo De Arte De Bayamon.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Catano tour itinerary maker app.

Catano is just a stone's throw from San Juan. June in Catano sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Palmer.

Things to do in Catano

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bayamon, La Marquesa Forest Park, Parroquia Santo Cristo de la Salud
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La Marquesa Forest Park ©
La Marquesa Forest Park
Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico ©
Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
Parroquia Santo Cristo de la Salud ©
Parroquia Santo Cristo de la Salud

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Palmer

Palmer ©
Set back from the busy coast, Palmer has a charming, hidden-away atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to El Yunque Rain Forest and Luquillo Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz and Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls), stroll through Angelito Trail, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in the awesome beauty at El Toro.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Palmer attractions planner.

You can drive from Catano to Palmer in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Palmer can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Palmer

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque National Forest, Luquillo, Loiza, Mt. Britton Lookout Tower, Trollbeads
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
El Yunque ©
El Yunque
Zipline