8 days in Ponce & San Juan Itinerary

8 days in Ponce & San Juan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico route planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Ponce
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Ponce
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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Ponce

— 2 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kids will appreciate attractions like Horseback Riding Tours and La Guancha. Take a break from Ponce with a short trip to Cana Gorda Beach in Playa de Guanica, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, don't miss a visit to Letras de Ponce, and tee off at Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ponce trip maker tool.

Las Vegas, USA to Ponce is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ponce, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

San Juan

— 4 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Condado Beach and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Ocean Park Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In April in San Juan, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips