10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
2
Rincon
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Ponce
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Humacao
— 2 nights
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Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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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. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Playa Ocean Park and then make a trip to Plaza de La Democracia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Ashford Avenue and then contemplate the long history of Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Juan online driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Juan. In April, San Juan is warmer than New York City - with highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in San Juan

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:

Rincon

— 3 nights

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Visit Playa Crashboat and Playa Sucia for some beach relaxation. There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Punta Higuera and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rincon trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Rincon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:

Ponce

— 3 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Ponce is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at La Guancha de Ponce, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, head off the coast to Isla de Caja de Muertos, and examine the collection at Parque de Bombas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ponce online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Rincon to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rincon in April: high temperatures in Ponce hover around 82°F and lows are around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Humacao.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Humacao

— 2 nights

Pearl of the East

Thanks to its proximity to the capital and scenic location on Puerto Rico's eastern coastline, Humacao remains a frequent stop for many international travelers.
To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Humacao trip planning app.

You can drive from Ponce to Humacao in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. In April in Humacao, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Humacao

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.