3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
San Juan
— 1 night


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.
On the 14th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta).

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques sightseeing planning app.

New York City, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Isla de Vieques, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Isla de Vieques, with highs around 85°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · 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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip planner.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites

Puerto Rico travel guide

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.