8 days in San Juan, Coamo & El Yunque National Forest Itinerary

8 days in San Juan, Coamo & El Yunque National Forest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
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Coamo
— 1 day
Drive
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
Drive
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San Juan
— 4 nights

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San Juan

— 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 29th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes, view the masterpieces at Walter Otero Contemporary Art, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Juan journey builder tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In July, daytime highs in San Juan are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Coamo.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Coamo

— 1 day
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 30th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Federico Degetau, then take in the natural beauty of Aguas Termales, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Coamo Thermal Hot Springs.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coamo trip planning website.

Drive from San Juan to Coamo in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Coamo can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Coamo

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

San Juan

— 2 nights

Walled City

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): browse the different shops at Plaza Las Americas, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, and then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Juan tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coamo to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 day
On the 1st (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and then stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. August in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

San Juan

— 4 nights

Walled City

Visit Condado Beach and Luquillo Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paseo de la Princesa and Caguas Tourism Office. Step out of San Juan with an excursion to Museo del Cafe in Ciales--about 54 minutes away. Explore San Juan further: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Fundacion Casa Cortes, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip planner.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips