9 days in Philadelphia & San Juan Itinerary

9 days in Philadelphia & San Juan Itinerary

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9 days in Philadelphia & San Juan Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia, United States
1
Philadelphia, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia, United States

3
nights
Philadelphia, United States

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Erase Me 19, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Princesa, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Juan travel route website .

You can fly from Philadelphia to San Juan in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in May; daily highs in San Juan reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi, Luquillo Beach, El Yunque Rain Forest
Find places to stay May 7 — 12:
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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