4 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

4 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
2
Aguadilla
— 1 night
Fly
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Coach Outlet Store, steep yourself in history at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Juan tour planner.

Houston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Juan when traveling from Houston in May, with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aguadilla.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors

Aguadilla

— 1 night

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Jobos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach.

Plan a trip to Aguadilla easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from San Juan to Aguadilla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in May, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest trip tool.

Fly from Aguadilla to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.