The Perfect 7 Day Puerto Rico Itinerary for Families Story

By Melissa

Introduction

The Perfect 7 Day Puerto Rico Itinerary for Families Story

Puerto Rico is the perfect tropical travel destination for all types of travelers, including family travel. This is the reason... Read more

Day 1

Hit the Beach

The first day is best spent getting acclimated to your accommodation and enjoying the beach! After checking in to where... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

The Beach

After settling in, choose one of the many beaches around San Juan to relax, soak up the sun, and dig... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Hotties Bar and Restaurant

After spending the afternoon at the beach, head downtown to enjoy a Puerto Rican styled dinner and some time strolling... Read more

Day 2

Enjoy Some Family Fun

Spend day two enjoying some family fun destinations, including the Children's Museum for educational exhibits and go-karts and the Caguas... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Caguas Botanical Gardens

The Caguas Botanical Gardens are a 60 acre garden with several smaller gardens and the ruins of a 19th-century sugar... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Museo del Nino

After visiting the Caguas Botanical Gardens, take the 30-minute drive to Museo del Nino located in Carolina. The Museum is... Read more

Day 3

Get Close to Nature at El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rainforest in the US National Park system. The El Yunque National Forest... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

El Yunque National Rain Forest

Spend the morning hiking the many trails of El Yunque Rain Forest. There are plenty of easy/moderate trails in the... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Carabali Rainforest Park

The Carabali Rainforest Park is located at the foot of El Yunque Rain Forest. It is a family-owned ranch that... Read more

Day 4

Explore Old San Juan

Old San Juan is undoubtedly one of the highlights and a must-do on every trip to the area! It is... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 1

Castillo San Cristobal

Castillo San Cristobal is a historic Spanish oceanfront fort built in 1783 to help protect Old San Juan. Today, you... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 2

Paseo de la Princesa

Stroll Paseo de la Princesa, a promenade from the docks to the famous Raíces Fountain. Along the way, you are... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 3

Pigeon Park

You won't want to miss this stop! This was perhaps one of the best stops along the way. It is... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 4

Fortaleza Street

Be sure to visit Fortaleza Street, home to the mansion of Puerto Rico's governor. Above the street, you will find... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 5

Castillo San Felipe del Morro

Castillo San Felipe del Morro is another historic fort located in Old San Juan. The large lawn here is well... Read more

Day 5

See Arecibo

Arecibo is located about an hour outside of San Juan, but is well worth the drive! It is home to... Read more

Day 5 - Stop 1

The Arecibo Lighthouse and Historical Park

The Arecibo Lighthouse and Historical Park is home to an 1898 lighthouse and many different family-friendly attractions for kids to... Read more

Day 5 - Stop 2

Cueva del Indio

Cueva del Indio is a prehistoric rock art site that is now open to the public. The entrance to the... Read more

Day 6

Take a Day Trip to Flamenco Beach

Take a day trip from Fajardo to one of the world's top-rated beaches. Flamenco Beach has been named one of... Read more

Day 6 - Stop 1

Flamenco Beach Day Trip from Fajardo

Spend the day experiencing one of the world's top beaches. Combine your trip to Flamenco Beach with a snorkeling day... Read more

Day 6 - Stop 2

Dave and Busters

On your return to San Juan (assuming this is where you chose to stay), stop at Plaza del Sol in... Read more

Day 7

Visit Bosque de Pinones & the Beach

Depending on when your flight leaves, spend the day enjoying more of Puerto Rico's nature and beaches! What better way... Read more

Day 7 - Stop 1

Bosque de Pinones

Bosque de Pinones, or mangrove forest, is a combination of a wooded trail and open boardwalk along the ocean. This... Read more

Day 7 - Stop 2

Balneario de Carolina

Balneario de Carolina is an oceanfront beach park that offers beach access as well as different activities, such as beach... Read more

Conclusion

Conclusion

Puerto Rico is a great family-friendly destination full of culture, history, and fun! There is something for everyone! Still looking... Read more