8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Wilkes-Barre
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h
End: Wilkes-Barre

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, stroll through Sandy Beach, and then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Domes Beach, then enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Wilkes-Barre, USA to Rincon is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wilkes-Barre to Rincon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, Rincon is much warmer than Wilkes-Barre - with highs of 85°F and lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Crashboat Beach
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Tres Palmas Marine Reserve ©
Tres Palmas Marine Reserve
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and then look for all kinds of wild species at El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Yokahu Observation Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Luquillo, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest trip builder website .

Getting from Rincon to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Balneario Luquillo, Zipline
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Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Zipline

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Playa Mar Chiquita. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paseo de la Princesa and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi, and steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In February, daytime highs in San Juan are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Playa Mar Chiquita, Casa Bacardi
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Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita
Fishing Charters & Tours
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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