11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights
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San Juan
— 2 nights
3
Arecibo
— 2 nights
4
Rincon
— 2 nights

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): trek along Big Tree Trail, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then stop by Monkey Threads. Keep things going the next day: trek along The Mine Trail (La Mina), then examine the collection at El Portal Tropical Forest Center, and then take in the awesome beauty at El Yunque.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest attractions planner.

Billings, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Billings to El Yunque National Forest. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Billings in December: high temperatures in El Yunque National Forest hover around 85°F and lows are around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

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Hiking Trail
Big Tree Trail
4.6
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Mountain
El Yunque
4.5

2
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina and La Muralla will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Punta Tuna Lighthouse. The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read San Juan trip planning app.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. December in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Arecibo.

Things to do in San Juan

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.8
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.9

2
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Arecibo

Arecibo ©
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. On the 27th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at La Poza Del Obizpo, get outside with El Poza del Obispo, and then head outdoors with Aventuras Borincanas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Casa Canales and then take a peaceful walk through Bosque Estatal De Guajataca.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arecibo travel route planner.

You can drive from San Juan to Arecibo in an hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Juan in December: high temperatures in Arecibo hover around 80°F and lows are around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Arecibo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Outdoor Activity
El Poza del Obispo
4.7
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Historic Site
Casa Canales
4.7

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Rincon

Rincon ©

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A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 29th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Rincon Art Walk, then take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then enjoy the sea views from Punta Higuera Light House.

Start your trip to Rincon by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Arecibo to Rincon in 2 hours. Traveling from Arecibo in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rincon, with lows of 77°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Flea Market
Rincon Art Walk
4.7
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Art Gallery
Playa Oeste Gallery
5.0

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