8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
Luquillo
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Coamo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Detroit

1
night
Luquillo

Luquillo ©
Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. On the 30th (Thu), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, kick back and relax at Monserrate Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Luquillo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Luquillo road trip website .

Detroit, USA to Luquillo is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Luquillo is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in July; daily highs in Luquillo reach 88°F and lows reach 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Luquillo

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Monserrate Beach ©
Monserrate Beach
Zipline

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night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and then delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

Find out how to plan El Yunque National Forest trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Luquillo to El Yunque National Forest in an hour. In July, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coamo.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

1
night
Coamo

Coamo ©
Coamo is a municipality founded 1579 in the south-central region of Puerto Rico (U.S.), located north of Santa Isabel; south of Orocovis and Barranquitas; east of Villalba and Juana Díaz; and west of Aibonito and Salinas. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Federico Degetau and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Aguas Termales.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coamo trip planning website .

Drive from El Yunque National Forest to Coamo in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Coamo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Casa Museo Federico Degetau
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Casa Museo Federico Degetau ©
Casa Museo Federico Degetau

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nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de Arte de Ponce and Parque de Bombas. Get outdoors at Crashboat Beach and Gozalandia Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce (in Ponce) and Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca (in Isabela). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Paseo de la Princesa, get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Juan online vacation maker .

Drive from Coamo to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ponce, Crashboat Beach, Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca, Gozalandia Waterfall
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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