6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
1
Vega Baja
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Aguadilla
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
5
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Ponce
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  13 h
End: Washington DC

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night
Vega Baja

Vega Baja ©
Vega Baja is a municipality in north central Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northern coast, north of Morovis; east of Manatí; and west of Vega Alta. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Playa Vega Baja as well as Laguna Tortuguero. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Plaza de Recreo and then kick back and relax at Playa Vega Baja.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Vega Baja trip builder website .

You can drive from San Juan to Vega Baja in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Vega Baja are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. You will leave for home on the 17th (Tue).

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Outdoors Beaches Parks

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Plaza de Recreo
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Playa Vega Baja ©
Playa Vega Baja
Plaza de Recreo ©
Plaza de Recreo

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San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then appreciate the extensive heritage of San Juan National Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Juan tour planning tool .

Getting from Vega Baja to San Juan by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toEl Yunque National Forest.

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Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest travel planner.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. July in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Fajardo.

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Luquillo Beach
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Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Juan Diego Falls ©
Juan Diego Falls
El Portal Tropical Forest Center ©
El Portal Tropical Forest Center

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Aguadilla

Aguadilla ©
Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling as well as The Old Aguadilla Lighthouse Ruins. On the 9th (Mon), take a memorable tour with Tours, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tunel de Guajataca, then kick back and relax at Jobos Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at The Old Aguadilla Lighthouse Ruins. On the next day, kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, and finally look for gifts at Tres Puertas Art Gallery & Blue Mermaid Gift Shop.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Aguadilla road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from El Yunque National Forest to Aguadilla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Aguadilla, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ponce.

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Outdoors Beaches Parks

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Sandy Beach
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach

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Rincon

Rincon
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Steps Beach. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mayaguez Zoo, stop by Caribbean Trading Rincon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Steps Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Domes Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Punta Higuera Light House, and then identify plant and animal life at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rincon travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from El Yunque National Forest to Rincon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aguadilla.

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Outdoors Parks Tours
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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then get to know the fascinating history of La Guancha.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Rincon to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ponce can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Museums Outdoors Beaches
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas
La Guancha ©
La Guancha

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