3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary planner

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Isla de Vieques
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San Juan
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Isla de Vieques

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Caracas Beach. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta).

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip builder tool.

New York City, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to Isla de Vieques. In March, Isla de Vieques is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 84°F and lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

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.
On the 21st (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa and then stroll the grounds of Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Juan itinerary website.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to San Juan by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. March in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.