5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 1 day
Drive
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Adjuntas
— 1 day
Drive
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Rincon
— 1 night
Drive
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Aguadilla
— 1 day
Drive
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Lares
— 1 day
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San Juan

— 1 day

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.
On the 17th (Wed), make a trip to Holocaust Memorial Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, then contemplate the long history of 104 Calle La Fortaleza, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria Botello.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip builder.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Juan. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Adjuntas.

Things to do in San Juan

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Adjuntas

— 1 day
Adjuntas is a small mountainside municipality in Puerto Rico located central midwest of the island on the Cordillera Central, north of Yauco, Guayanilla and Peñuelas; southeast of Utuado; east of Lares and Yauco; and west of Ponce. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Monte Guilarte State Forest, then take in the views from Puente La Hamaca, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cerro de Punta.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Adjuntas trip planning tool.

Getting from San Juan to Adjuntas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Adjuntas

Nature · Parks

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Rincon

— 1 night

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 19th (Fri), kick back and relax at Maria's Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then see majestic marine mammals with Fathom Charters.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rincon journey planning website.

You can drive from Adjuntas to Rincon in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Adjuntas in March, Rincon is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
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Aguadilla

— 1 day

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Palacete Los Moreau, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Poza De Las Golondrinas, and then kick back and relax at Montones Beach.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Aguadilla trip builder website.

Aguadilla is just a short distance from Rincon. Traveling from Rincon in March, Aguadilla is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lares.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lares

— 1 day

City of the Revolt

To most Puerto Ricans, Lares remains best known as the site of an 1868 uprising against the rule of Spain.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, examine the collection at Museo de Recursos Historicos de Lares, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tres Pueblos Sinkhole.

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Traveling by car from Aguadilla to Lares takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lares when traveling from Aguadilla in March, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lares

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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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.