8 days in San Juan & New York City Itinerary

8 days in San Juan & New York City Itinerary

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
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New York City, United States
— 4 nights

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

— 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Playa Luquillo and Food Tours. 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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, and kick back and relax at Pine Grove Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Juan tour planning website.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Juan. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get much warmer in San Juan: highs are around 85°F and lows about 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

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New York City, United States

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Empire State Building, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to New York City takes 7 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Juan in December, with highs in New York City at 48°F and lows at 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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