6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Dallas

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old San Juan, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then get to know the fascinating history of San Juan National Historic Site.

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

Dallas, USA to San Juan is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dallas to San Juan. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect nights in San Juan to be about the same, around 78°F, while days are slightly colder, around 89°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, examine the collection at El Museo Castillo Serralles, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ponce online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Juan to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. July in Ponce sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Historic Sites
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Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles

2
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 6th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Buye Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then stroll through Sandy Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rincon trip app .

Traveling by car from Ponce to Rincon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Buye Beach
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Buye Beach ©
Buye Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

1
night
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 8th (Mon), kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. In July in Culebra, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

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