6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
San Juan
— 3 nights


El Yunque National Forest — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest planning tool.

Durham, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Durham to El Yunque National Forest, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Durham in February: high temperatures in El Yunque National Forest hover around 84°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Isla de Vieques.
Parks · Nature
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Isla de Vieques — 2 nights

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Malecon, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then kick back and relax at Playa Caracas. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa La Chiva and then kick back and relax at Playa Pata Prieta.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to San Juan.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
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San Juan — 3 nights

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Family-friendly places like Old San Juan and Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa Luquillo and The Poet's Passage. Go for a jaunt from San Juan to Palmer to see Caribbean Trading Company Store about 40 minutes away. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan and get engrossed in the history at Museum of History, Anthropology and Art.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip planner.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In February, daytime highs in San Juan are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Side Trips
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Puerto Rico travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.