10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Bayamon
— 1 night
Drive
3
Luquillo
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Salinas
— 1 day
Drive
5
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive
6
Dorado
— 3 nights
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to San Antonio

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San Juan

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the San Juan travel route site.

San Antonio, USA to San Juan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Juan. While traveling from San Antonio, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Juan, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bayamon.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Bayamon

— 1 night
Bayamón is a municipality of Puerto Rico located on the northern coastal valley, north of Aguas Buenas and Comerío; south of Toa Baja and Cataño; west of Guaynabo; and east of Toa Alta and Naranjito. On the 28th (Sat), surround yourself with nature on La Marquesa Original Canopy Tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque de las Ciencias Luis A. Ferre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayamon itinerary planner.

Bayamon is just a stone's throw from San Juan. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Luquillo.

Things to do in Bayamon

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Luquillo

— 2 nights
Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. On the 29th (Sun), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then stroll through Playa Luquillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Luquillo trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bayamon to Luquillo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. August in Luquillo sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salinas.

Things to do in Luquillo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Salinas

— 1 day
Salinas is a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the southern coast of the island, south of Aibonito and Cayey; southeast of Coamo, east of Santa Isabel; and west of Guayama. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Coamo Thermal Hot Springs and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Aguas Termales.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salinas route planning tool.

Getting from Luquillo to Salinas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and car. In August, daily temperatures in Salinas can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Salinas

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Ponce

— 1 night
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce and then take in the waterfront at La Guancha de Ponce.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponce tour planning app.

You can drive from Salinas to Ponce in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Dorado.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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Dorado

— 3 nights
Dorado is a town and municipality in the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), 15mi west of San Juan and is located in the northern region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Toa Alta, east of Vega Alta, and west of Toa Baja. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Dorado Beach East. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with Kalichee Surf Shop and then kick back and relax at Playa Vega Baja.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dorado route builder app.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Dorado takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Dorado are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dorado

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.