6 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

6 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Old San Juan, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Juan trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in San Juan reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

1
day
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 7th (Tue): stroll through La Chiva, thentake some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and then explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques holiday 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 May, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

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