10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
La Parguera
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Isabela
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
San Juan
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Newark

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take a stroll through Ocean Park, take a peaceful walk through La Marquesa Forest Park, then make a trip to The Capitol of Puerto Rico, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario El Escambron, then get outside with Oceania Watersports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Isla Verde Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Juan journey builder tool .

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Juan is 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get a bit warmer in San Juan: highs are around 89°F and lows about 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

La Marquesa Forest Park
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La Marquesa Forest Park ©
La Marquesa Forest Park
Isla Verde Beach ©
Isla Verde Beach

1
day
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for gifts at Caribbean Trading Company Store, then identify plant and animal life at Angelito Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monserrate Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monserrate Beach, Caribbean Trading Company Store
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Monserrate Beach ©
Monserrate Beach
Caribbean Trading Company Store ©
Caribbean Trading Company Store

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Ponce History Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Guancha, then kick back and relax at Playa Pelicano, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cardona Island Light.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ponce trip website .

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Ponce takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. When traveling from El Yunque National Forest in June, plan for little chillier days in Ponce, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to La Parguera.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Hacienda Tres Angeles
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La Guancha ©
La Guancha
Cardona Island Light ©
Cardona Island Light
Ponce History Museum ©
Ponce History Museum

1
night
La Parguera

La Parguera ©
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the activities along Bahía Fosforescénte.

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You can drive from Ponce to La Parguera in an hour. Traveling from Ponce in June, you will find days in La Parguera are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (81°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Rincon.

Things to do in La Parguera

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bahía Fosforescénte, Cayo Caracoles
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Bahía Fosforescénte ©
Bahía Fosforescénte
Cayo Caracoles ©
Cayo Caracoles

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
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 23rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve and then look for gifts at Tres Puertas Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Steps Beach, enjoy the sea views from El Faro Park, then kick back and relax at Playa Rompe Olas, and finally don't miss a visit to El Parterre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rincon trip builder .

Traveling by car from La Parguera to Rincon takes an hour. In June in Rincon, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Isabela.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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Tres Palmas Marine Reserve ©
Tres Palmas Marine Reserve
Playa Rompe Olas ©
Playa Rompe Olas
Desecheo Island NWR ©
Desecheo Island NWR

1
day
Isabela

Isabela ©
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. For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Isabela trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Rincon to Isabela takes an hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Isabela when traveling from Rincon in June, with lows around 75°F. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Isabela

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Punta Borinquen Lighthouse
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Punta Borinquen Lighthouse ©
Punta Borinquen Lighthouse

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
On the 26th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron and then kick back and relax at Pine Grove Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Isabela to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Pine Grove Beach
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Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach
Casa Blanca Museum ©
Casa Blanca Museum
Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron ©

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