5 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

5 days in San Juan & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

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San Juan
— 1 day
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
San Juan
— 3 nights


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.
On the 18th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Isla de Vieques.
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Isla de Vieques — 1 night

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caracas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In July in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to San Juan.
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San Juan — 3 nights

Visit Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Condado Beach and Pine Grove Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Playa Luquillo (in Luquillo), El Yunque National Forest (in El Yunque National Forest) and Zipline (in Rio Grande). Enjoy San Juan some more: take an in-depth tour of Museo de Las Americas.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the San Juan trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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