8 days in Sabana Grande, Mayaguez & San Juan Itinerary

8 days in Sabana Grande, Mayaguez & San Juan Itinerary

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8 days in Sabana Grande, Mayaguez & San Juan Itinerary

Start: Albany
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Sabana Grande
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Mayaguez
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Albany

1
night
Sabana Grande

Sabana Grande ©
Sabana Grande is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located north of Lajas and Guánica; south of Maricao; east of San Germán; and west of Yauco. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Guanica Dry Forest and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pozo de la Virgen Sabana Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Sandra Farms Coffee and then step off the mainland to explore Gilligan's Island.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Sabana Grande trip itinerary maker website .

Albany, USA to Sabana Grande is an approximately 15.5-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. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Albany in July; daily highs in Sabana Grande reach 90°F and lows reach 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Mayaguez.

Things to do in Sabana Grande

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sandra Farms Coffee, Gilligan's Island, Guanica Dry Forest
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Guanica Dry Forest ©
Guanica Dry Forest
Sandra Farms Coffee ©
Sandra Farms Coffee
Gilligan's Island ©
Gilligan's Island

2
nights
Mayaguez

Mayaguez ©
Mayagüez is the eighth-largest municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scuba EcoTours. On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Porta Coeli, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mayaguez Zoo, and then discover the deep blue sea with Scuba EcoTours. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Crashboat Beach, then wander the streets of Ermita San Antonio De Padua De La Tuna, and then kick back and relax at Balneario de Boqueron.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Mayaguez trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sabana Grande to Mayaguez takes an hour. July in Mayaguez sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Mayaguez

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Crashboat Beach, Balneario de Boqueron, Church of Porta Coeli, Ermita San Antonio De Padua De La Tuna
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Ermita San Antonio De Padua De La Tuna ©
Church of Porta Coeli ©
Church of Porta Coeli

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San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tuna Point Lighthouse and Nuestra Senora del Perpetuo Socorro. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico and Santurce. Change things up with a short trip to Playa La Villa Pesquera in Patillas (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, try to win big at Old San Juan Casino, pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes, and steep yourself in history at Holocaust Memorial Monument.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan trip builder website .

Getting from Mayaguez to San Juan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Punta Tuna Lighthouse, Playa La Villa Pesquera
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Punta Tuna Lighthouse ©
Punta Tuna Lighthouse
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico ©
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
Santurce ©
Santurce

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