8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: San Juan
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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Coamo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Humacao
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Luquillo
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
End: San Juan

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San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 29th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan vacation planning tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In July, daytime highs in San Juan are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites
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Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 30th (Thu), stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest, then see the interesting displays at El Portal Tropical Forest Center, and then get some fabulous bargains at Trollbeads.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest journey planner.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Coamo.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Trollbeads
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
El Portal Tropical Forest Center ©
El Portal Tropical Forest Center

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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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Casa Museo Federico Degetau, then make a trip to Miradero Villalba-Orocovis, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Ramon Rivera Bermudez.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coamo trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Coamo takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Coamo are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Humacao.

Things to do in Coamo

Museums

Side Trips

Casa Museo Federico Degetau, Miradero Villalba-Orocovis
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Casa Museo Federico Degetau ©
Casa Museo Federico Degetau
Miradero Villalba-Orocovis ©
Miradero Villalba-Orocovis

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Humacao

Humacao ©
Thanks to its proximity to the capital and scenic location on Puerto Rico's eastern coastline, Humacao remains a frequent stop for many international travelers.
Get a sense of the local culture at Punta Tuna Lighthouse and Punta Figuras. Relax by the water at Playa Lucia and Playa Maunabo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Humacao: Caguas (C3tec & Jardin Botanico y Cultural William Miranda Marin) and Guavate (in Cayey). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Reserve of Humacao, examine the collection at Museo del Tabaco Caguas, tee off at Palmas Del Mar Golf Club, and get advice or help at Caguas Tourism Office.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Humacao trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Coamo to Humacao by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Luquillo.

Things to do in Humacao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caguas, Maunabo, Punta Figuras, Playa Lucia, Guavate
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Playa Maunabo ©
Playa Maunabo
Punta Tuna Lighthouse ©
Punta Tuna Lighthouse
Punta Figuras ©
Punta Figuras

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Luquillo

Luquillo
Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Luquillo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Luquillo road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Humacao to Luquillo takes an hour. In August in Luquillo, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Luquillo

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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