5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip itinerary builder

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Fly
1
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive
3
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive

S M T W T F S
27
28
29
30
31
1
2

Isla de Vieques

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques day trip site.

Dorado to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In October in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for gifts at Coqui International, then view the masterpieces at Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angelito Trail, and finally stroll through Playa La Pared.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest day trip planning site.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
You've now added Spicy Caribbee to your itinerary. On the 31st (Thu), look for gifts at Spicy Caribbee and then get to know the fascinating history of La Muralla.

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Drive from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.