17 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

17 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Ponce
— 3 nights
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Rincon
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 5 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
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Culebra
— 2 nights

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Los Morrillos Lighthouse and Museo Castillo Serralles. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hacienda Buena Vista and Playa Sucia. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce, view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, admire the striking features of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, and see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Ponce journey maker site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Ponce is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Ponce is minus 5 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in March; daily highs in Ponce reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

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History Museum
Museo de Arte de Ponce
4.7

2
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Rincon

Rincon ©

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 5th (Fri), look for gifts at Ocean State of Mind, kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Rincon road trip site.

You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rincon when traveling from Ponce in March, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.4

5
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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get some historical perspective at Old San Juan and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Paseo de la Princesa and The Poet's Passage. Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to El Yunque National Forest (Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls), Yokahu Observation Tower, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, revel in the low prices at Coach Outlet Store, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and make a trip to La Puerta de San Juan.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Rincon to San Juan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Traveling from Rincon in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in San Juan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

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.
Get some historical perspective at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, kick back and relax at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), and take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques online itinerary planner.

Getting from San Juan to Isla de Vieques by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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2
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Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 16th (Tue), stroll through Tamarindo Beach and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
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