6 days in Arecibo, Rincon & Ponce Itinerary

6 days in Arecibo, Rincon & Ponce Itinerary

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6 days in Arecibo, Rincon & Ponce Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Arecibo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Arecibo

Arecibo ©
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aventura Cueva Ventana. On the 23rd (Tue), get in on the family fun at Fun Valley Park and then don't miss a visit to Aventura Cueva Ventana.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Arecibo tour planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Arecibo is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Arecibo due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Arecibo can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Arecibo

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Aventura Cueva Ventana ©
Aventura Cueva Ventana

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nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll through Maria's Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then stroll through Joyuda Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): walk around El Paterre, then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Park, then stop by Wave Riding Vehicles, and finally enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rincon journey planner.

You can drive from Arecibo to Rincon in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

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Side Trips

Joyuda Beach, Wave Riding Vehicles, El Paterre
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Joyuda Beach ©
Joyuda Beach
Maria's Beach ©
Maria's Beach
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto de Collores and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Aguas Termales. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cana Gorda Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ponce online trip planner .

Drive from Rincon to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. July in Ponce sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aguas Termales, Cana Gorda Beach, Salto de Collores
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Cana Gorda Beach ©
Cana Gorda Beach

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