8 days in Ponce & San Juan Itinerary

8 days in Ponce & San Juan Itinerary

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8 days in Ponce & San Juan Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Las Vegas

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Bring the kids along to Horseback Riding Tours and La Guancha. Step out of Ponce to go to Playa de Guanica and see Cana Gorda Beach, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, play a few rounds at Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club, and make a trip to Letras de Ponce.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce online tour itinerary planner .

Las Vegas, USA to Ponce is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, Ponce is a bit warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Cana Gorda Beach
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Horseback Riding Tours
Cana Gorda Beach ©
Cana Gorda Beach
La Guancha ©
La Guancha

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kids will enjoy Condado Beach and Luquillo Beach. Step out of San Juan with an excursion to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ocean Park Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read San Juan road trip planner.

You can drive from Ponce to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Luquillo Beach, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

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