6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
San Juan
— 2 nights


Isla de Vieques

— 3 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Caracas Beach and Playa La Chiva. Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa Pata Prieta and Media Luna Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Navio Beach, trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques attractions planner.

San Antonio, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Isla de Vieques due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in June: highs in Isla de Vieques hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

San Juan

— 2 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.
On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our San Juan trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. June in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.