10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico holiday planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Isabela
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Ponce
— 1 day
Drive
4
Jayuya
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Aibonito
Drive
6
Fajardo
— 2 nights
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San Juan — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the world behind art at Walter Otero Contemporary Art, see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar, then look for gifts at Ole Puerto Rico, then take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Botello, and finally revel in the low prices at Coach Outlet Store. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Roots Fountain, browse the exhibits of Depigment Art, try your luck at Old San Juan Casino, then appreciate the history behind Plaza Colon, and finally pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Juan itinerary builder website.

Orlando, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to San Juan is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in December: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 85°F and lows are around 75°F. You will leave for Isabela on the 20th (Tue).
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Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
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Isabela — 3 nights

Isabela is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the north-western region of the island, north of San Sebastián; west of Quebradillas; and east of Aguadilla and Moca. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Old Aguadilla Lighthouse Ruins and Paseo Lineal. Escape the urban bustle at Montones Beach and Survival Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Shacks Beach, stroll through Playa Rompe Olas, explore the striking landscape at Pozo de Jacinto, and don't miss a visit to Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Isabela trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Isabela takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Isabela can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.
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Ponce — 1 day

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, then take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, then take an in-depth tour of Ponce History Museum, and finally look for gifts at Plaza del Caribe.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ponce vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Isabela to Ponce takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ponce can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jayuya.
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Jayuya — 2 nights

Jayuya is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the mountainous center region of the island, north of Ponce; east of Utuado; and west of Ciales. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Casa Canales and then take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata Salto de Collores.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Jayuya trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Jayuya takes an hour. In December in Jayuya, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Aibonito.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Aibonito

Aibonito is a small mountain municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the Mountain range of Cayey, north of Salinas; south of Barranquitas and Comerio; east of Coamo; and west of Cidra, and Cayey. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Santo Cristo de la Salud.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Aibonito trip builder tool.

You can drive from Jayuya to Aibonito in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in December, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fajardo.
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Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Fajardo — 2 nights

Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Pared and then stop by Monkey Threads. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Seven Seas and then go for a stroll along the water at Marina Puerto del Rey.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fajardo online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aibonito to Fajardo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing
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.
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