3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
Drive
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 day
On the 10th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

New York City, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to El Yunque National Forest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect El Yunque National Forest to be much hotter, temps between 85°F and 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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 11th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de La Democracia, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read San Juan online road trip planner.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In December, daytime highs in San Juan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.