8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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1
San Juan
— 1 night
2
Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
3
Rincon
— 2 nights

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Coqui el Original and then view the masterpieces at The Poet's Passage.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in April, you will find days in San Juan are a bit warmer (87°F), and nights are much hotter (75°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
The Poet's Passage ©
The Poet's Passage

4
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Caracas Beach and Sun Bay Beach. Visiting La Chiva and Vieques National Wildlife Refuge will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, and explore the galleries of Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques online trip maker.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
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 19th (Fri), stop by Ocean State of Mind, view the masterpieces at Playa Oeste Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Crashboat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Sandy Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Rincon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to Rincon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. April in Rincon sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Crashboat Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach

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