11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
Drive
2
Isabela
— 1 night
Drive
3
Aguadilla
Drive
4
Cabo Rojo
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Playa de Guanica
Drive
6
Patillas
— 2 nights
Drive
7
El Yunque National Forest
Drive
8
Luquillo
— 3 nights
Drive
9
San Juan
— 1 night
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San Juan

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan and then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read San Juan travel route planner.

Albany, USA to San Juan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Albany in November, with highs in San Juan at 87°F and lows at 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Isabela.
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Isabela — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): make a trip to Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jobos Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Isabela trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Isabela takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aguadilla.
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Aguadilla

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
On the 8th (Tue), kick back and relax at Playa Crashboat.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Aguadilla online journey planner.

Aguadilla is very close to Isabela. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in November, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cabo Rojo.
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Cabo Rojo — 3 nights

Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): learn the secrets of beer at Spotin tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoologico Dr. Juan A. Rivero, and then stroll around Parque Del Litoral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at MARA San German's Museum of Art, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro Los Morrillos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sucia.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cabo Rojo trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Aguadilla to Cabo Rojo in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Cabo Rojo can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Playa de Guanica.
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Playa de Guanica

Sheltered in an attractive bay, Playa de Guanica offers seaside amusements and the chance for ecological exploration.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cana Gorda Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Playa de Guanica trip planner.

Drive from Cabo Rojo to Playa de Guanica in an hour. In November in Playa de Guanica, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Patillas.
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Patillas — 2 nights

Patillas is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the southeastern coast, south of San Lorenzo; west of Yabucoa and Maunabo; and east of Guayama and Arroyo. To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Patillas tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Playa de Guanica to Patillas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November in Patillas, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to El Yunque National Forest.
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El Yunque National Forest

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Drive from Patillas to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 76°F. You will leave for Luquillo on the 13th (Sun).
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Luquillo — 3 nights

Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. Step out of Luquillo to go to Las Croabas and see Isla Palominos, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Luquillo, kick back and relax at Monserrate Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Healthy Body Therapeutic Studio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Luquillo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to Luquillo in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Luquillo are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Juan.
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San Juan — 1 night

Walled City

On the 16th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Monument to Eugenio Maria de Hostos, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Drive from Luquillo to San Juan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling 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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