7 days in New York City & San Juan Itinerary

7 days in New York City & San Juan Itinerary

Make it your trip
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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly

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New York City, United States — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City vacation builder site.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to fly to San Juan.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — 2 nights

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Step out of San Juan with an excursion to El Yunque National Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Condado Beach, look for gifts at Seafoam, wander the streets of Old San Juan, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pine Grove Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Juan journey planner.

You can fly from New York City to San Juan in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get much hotter in San Juan: highs are around 87°F and lows about 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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