6 days in Rincon & San Juan Itinerary

6 days in Rincon & San Juan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
+2
Train + Fly + Taxi:  14 h
1
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 2nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Tres Palmas Marine Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rincon trip planning site.

Philadelphia, USA to Rincon is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of train, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in January, expect Rincon to be much warmer, temps between 84°F and 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Crashboat Beach
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Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa Mar Chiquita and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Step off the beaten path and head to Ocean Park Beach and Paseo de la Princesa. Step out of San Juan to go to Luquillo and see Luquillo Beach, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to La Puerta de San Juan, zoom along the surf with Oceania Watersports, and stop by Ole Puerto Rico.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Rincon to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in January, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Mar Chiquita, Luquillo Beach
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Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita
Ocean Park Beach ©
Ocean Park Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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