7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Ponce
— 1 day
Drive
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Rincon
— 1 night
Drive
3
Aguadilla
— 1 night
Fly
4
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
5
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
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San Juan
— 1 night

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Ponce — 1 day

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Castillo Serralles, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then take a leisurely stroll along La Guancha de Ponce.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ponce trip planner.

San Juan to Ponce is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Ponce are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rincon.
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Rincon — 1 night

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Steps Beach, kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, and then kick back and relax at Maria's Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rincon journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Rincon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Ponce in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 78°F in Rincon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Aguadilla.
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Aguadilla — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Crashboat, then stroll through Jobos Beach, then make a trip to Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Paseo Lineal.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aguadilla tour itinerary planner.

Aguadilla is just a short distance from Rincon. Traveling from Rincon in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 70°F in Aguadilla. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to El Yunque National Forest.
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El Yunque National Forest — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque National Forest.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest route app.

Traveling by flight from Aguadilla to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly to Culebra.
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Culebra — 1 night

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Culebra trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. March in Culebra sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Isla de Vieques.
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Isla de Vieques — 1 night

Isla Nena

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 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Media Luna, then take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and then stroll through Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. March in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to San Juan.
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San Juan — 1 night

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 8th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, take a stroll through Old San Juan, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Plan trip to San Juan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to San Juan by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In March, daytime highs in San Juan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel 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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