5 days in Arecibo, San Juan & Dorado Itinerary

5 days in Arecibo, San Juan & Dorado Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip itinerary planner

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Arecibo
— 1 night
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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Dorado
— 1 day
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Arecibo

— 1 night
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): Head underground at Aventura Cueva Ventana and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Indio.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Arecibo trip planner.

San Juan to Arecibo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In March, daily temperatures in Arecibo can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Arecibo

Parks · Nature

San Juan

— 3 nights

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.
When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately El Yunque National Forest away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan road trip planning website.

Getting from Arecibo to San Juan by car takes about an hour. March in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. You'll set off for Dorado on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Dorado

— 1 day
Dorado is a town and municipality in the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), 15mi west of San Juan and is located in the northern region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Toa Alta, east of Vega Alta, and west of Toa Baja. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Vega Baja and then look for gifts at Local Story.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dorado trip itinerary planner.

Dorado is just a stone's throw from San Juan. In March, daily temperatures in Dorado can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dorado

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip