1 day in Puerto Rico Itinerary
Start: San Juan
— 1 day
End: San Juan
Wed, Mar 10
San Juan — 1 day
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and then steep yourself in history at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista.
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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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Puerto Rico travel guide
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.