3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip maker

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San Juan
— 1 night
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to Newark


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.
You've now added Acampa Nature Adventure Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then skim along the rocks with Acampa Nature Adventure Tours, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in October, expect San Juan to be much warmer, temps between 90°F and 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

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Getting from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In October in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Puerto Rico travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.