9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  2 h
2
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly:  30 min
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 16th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, then examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, then see the interesting displays at El Museo Castillo Serralles, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ponce trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Ponce is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Ponce: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

3
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva. Attractions like Media Luna Beach and Caracas Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: stroll through Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier.

Plan my day in Isla de Vieques using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Ponce to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Head to Plaza Las Americas and Caribbean Trading Company Storefor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Step out of San Juan with an excursion to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, make a trip to The Capitol of Puerto Rico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

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Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. June in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Caribbean Trading Company Store
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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