8 days in San Juan & Arecibo Itinerary

8 days in San Juan & Arecibo Itinerary

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San Juan
— 4 nights
Drive
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Arecibo
— 3 nights
Drive

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San Juan

— 4 nights

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.
When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately El Yunque National Forest away. Make the 19th (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, kick back and relax at Pine Grove Beach, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Juan. October in San Juan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Arecibo.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Arecibo

— 3 nights
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Arecibo: Utuado (Cacique Eco Adventure Tanama & Horseback Riding Tours), Jobos Beach (in Isabela) and Ponce (Museo Castillo Serralles & Museo de Arte de Ponce). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Cueva del Indio.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Arecibo online trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Arecibo takes an hour. When traveling from San Juan in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Arecibo, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Arecibo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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