19 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

19 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aguadilla
— 3 nights
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
3
Cabo Rojo
— 3 nights
4
Ponce
— 1 night
5
El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights
6
Carolina
— 2 nights
7
San Juan
— 2 nights

3
nights
Aguadilla

Aguadilla ©
Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
We've included these beaches for you: Crashboat Beach and Shacks Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Bosque Estatal De Guajataca and Survival Beach. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at The Old Aguadilla Lighthouse Ruins, putt your heart out at Taino Mini Golf & Cafe, make a trip to Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca, and stroll through Paseo Lineal.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Aguadilla online travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Aguadilla is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles to Aguadilla, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Aguadilla hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Isabela
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Survival Beach ©
Survival Beach
Playa Rompe Olas ©
Playa Rompe Olas

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 28th (Sat): look for gifts at Caribbean Trading Rincon, thenenjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around El Faro Park and then kick back and relax at Steps Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip planner.

Rincon is just a stone's throw from Aguadilla. Traveling from Aguadilla in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rincon, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cabo Rojo.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Scuba & Snorkeling
Caribbean Trading Rincon ©
Caribbean Trading Rincon

3
nights
Cabo Rojo

Cabo Rojo ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stroll through Salt Flats and Wildlife Refuge, visit a coastal fixture at Los Morrillos Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sucia. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Isla de Ratones, thenvisit Joyuda, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Buye Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cabo Rojo trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Rincon to Cabo Rojo takes an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Cabo Rojo

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Los Morrillos Lighthouse ©
Los Morrillos Lighthouse
Playa Sucia ©
Playa Sucia
Buye Beach ©
Buye Beach

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 1st (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Ponce History Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cardona Island Light.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ponce trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cabo Rojo to Ponce in an hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cabo Rojo in April, with highs in Ponce at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Ponce History Museum ©
Ponce History Museum
Cardona Island Light ©
Cardona Island Light

3
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Big Tree Trail and Angelito Trail. Escape the urban bustle at El Yunque Rain Forest and Juan Diego Falls. Step out of El Yunque National Forest to go to Ceiba and see Reserva Natural Medio Mundo y Daguao, which is approximately 32 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest online travel planner.

You can drive from Ponce to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. April in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Carolina.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luquillo, Reserva Natural Medio Mundo y Daguao
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Big Tree Trail ©
Big Tree Trail
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
El Yunque ©
El Yunque

2
nights
Carolina

Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then revel in the low prices at Trollbeads. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with a fishing tour and then kick back and relax at Pine Grove Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Carolina route planning website.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to Carolina in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Carolina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Trollbeads
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get outdoors at Playa Mar Chiquita and Isla Verde Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Step out of San Juan to go to Vega Baja and see Playa Vega Baja, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan travel itinerary planner.

San Juan is very close to Carolina. In April in San Juan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa Mar Chiquita, Playa Vega Baja
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Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita
Playa Vega Baja ©
Playa Vega Baja
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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