6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 1 night
Fly

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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest tour builder.

Durham, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to El Yunque National Forest is 1 hour. In December, El Yunque National Forest is much hotter than Durham - with highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Isla de Vieques

— 3 nights

Isla Nena

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Balneario Sun Bay and Playa La Chiva. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Playa Media Luna and Playa Navio. There's more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques holiday planning tool.

Fly from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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San Juan

— 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

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

Fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. December in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.