9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary planner
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San Juan
— 1 night
Cabo Rojo
— 5 nights
— 1 night
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to Minneapolis


San Juan — 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Isla Verde and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ron del Barrilito Visitor Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Juan trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to San Juan, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in November, things will get much hotter in San Juan: highs are around 87°F and lows about 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Cabo Rojo.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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Cabo Rojo — 5 nights

Get a sense of the local culture at Joyuda and Museum of the History of San German. Take a break from the city and head to Playa Sucia and Spotin tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cabo Rojo: Playa Crashboat (in Aguadilla), Rincon (Spas & Ocean State of Mind) and Bosque Estatal de Guanica (in Guanica).

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cabo Rojo online vacation planner.

Getting from San Juan to Cabo Rojo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In November, daytime highs in Cabo Rojo are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Luquillo.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trips
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Luquillo — 1 night

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 30th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz, then view the masterpieces at Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, and then look for gifts at Monkey Threads. On your second day here, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, enjoy the sand and surf at Monserrate Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Pared.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Luquillo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cabo Rojo to Luquillo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In November in Luquillo, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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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.