9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ponce
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Rincon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
El Yunque National Forest
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Chicago

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi.

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Chicago, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chicago to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In November, San Juan is warmer than Chicago - with highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Casa Bacardi
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Casa Bacardi ©
Casa Bacardi

few
hours
Ponce

Ponce
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ponce online trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Juan to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from San Juan in November, you will find days in Ponce are slightly colder (82°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors Tours Parks

3
nights
Rincon

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Rincon

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

few
hours
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Rincon to El Yunque National Forest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan
To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip planning app .

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

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