6 days in Ponce & San Juan Itinerary

6 days in Ponce & San Juan Itinerary

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1
Ponce
— 2 nights
2
San Juan
— 3 nights

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 8th (Fri), examine the collection at El Museo Castillo Serralles, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then take a leisurely stroll along La Guancha. On the next day, examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, admire the striking features of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, and then stop by San German.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Ponce travel planning website.

Jacksonville, USA to Ponce is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Jacksonville in May, Ponce is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San German
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: stop by Old San Juan, get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get interesting insight from Tours, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan online route planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in San Juan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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