8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary planner

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Bayamon
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Bayamon
— 1 day
Drive
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Arroyo
— 1 night
Drive
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Coamo
— 1 night
Drive
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Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly

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Bayamon

— 1 day
Bayamón is a municipality of Puerto Rico located on the northern coastal valley, north of Aguas Buenas and Comerío; south of Toa Baja and Cataño; west of Guaynabo; and east of Toa Alta and Naranjito. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Marquesa Forest Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bayamon day trip app.

Atlanta, USA to Bayamon is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Bayamon due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Atlanta in January, with highs in Bayamon at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Arroyo.

Things to do in Bayamon

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Arroyo

— 1 night
Arroyo is a municipality located along the southern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.) and bordered by the Caribbean Sea, east of the municipality of Guayama and northwest of the municipality of Patillas. On the 13th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Punta Figuras and then tour the pleasant surroundings at El Charco Azul.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Arroyo road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bayamon to Arroyo in 1.5 hours. January in Arroyo sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Coamo.

Things to do in Arroyo

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coamo

— 1 night
Coamo is a municipality founded 1579 in the south-central region of Puerto Rico (U.S.), located north of Santa Isabel; south of Orocovis and Barranquitas; east of Villalba and Juana Díaz; and west of Aibonito and Salinas. On the 14th (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Aguas Termales and then take in the natural beauty of Coamo Thermal Hot Springs.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Coamo trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Arroyo to Coamo takes an hour. In January in Coamo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ponce.

Things to do in Coamo

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Ponce

— 2 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, then make a trip to Plaza Las Delicias, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at La Guancha de Ponce and then step off the mainland to explore Isla de Caja de Muertos.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Ponce trip app.

Traveling by car from Coamo to Ponce takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Ponce are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa, don't miss a visit to La Puerta de San Juan, and then kick back and relax at Condado Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and then kick back and relax at Playa Luquillo.

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Getting from Ponce to San Juan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.