The Perfect 7 Day Puerto Rico Itinerary for Families Story

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Introduction

The Perfect 7 Day Puerto Rico Itinerary for Families Story

Puerto Rico is the perfect tropical travel destination for everyone. This is the reason why...

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DAY 1

Hit the Beach

The first day is best spent getting acclimated to your accommodation and enjoying the beach...

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DAY 1 - STOP 1

The Beach

After settling in, choose one of the many beaches around San Juan to relax, soak...

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DAY 1 - STOP 2

Hotties Bar and Restaurant

After spending the afternoon at the beach, head downtown to enjoy a Puerto Rican styled...

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DAY 2

Enjoy Some Family Fun

Spend day two enjoying some family fun destinations, including the Children's Museum for educational exhibits...

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DAY 2 - STOP 1

Caguas Botanical Gardens

The Caguas Botanical Gardens are a 60 acre garden with several smaller gardens and the...

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DAY 2 - STOP 2

Museo del Nino

After visiting the Caguas Botanical Gardens, take the 30-minute drive to Museo del Nino located...

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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...

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DAY 3 - STOP 1

El Yunque National Rain Forest

Spend the morning hiking the many trails of El Yunque Rain Forest. There are plenty...

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DAY 3 - STOP 2

Carabali Rainforest Park

The Carabali Rainforest Park is located at the foot of El Yunque Rain Forest. It...

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DAY 4

Explore Old San Juan

Old San Juan is undoubtedly one of the highlights and a must-do on every trip...

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DAY 4 - STOP 1

Castillo San Cristobal

Castillo San Cristobal is a historic Spanish oceanfront fort built in 1783 to help protect...

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DAY 4 - STOP 2

Paseo de la Princesa

Stroll Paseo de la Princesa, a promenade from the docks to the famous RaĆ­ces Fountain...

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DAY 4 - STOP 3

Pigeon Park

You won't want to miss this stop! This was perhaps one of the best stops...

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DAY 4 - STOP 4

Fortaleza Street

Be sure to visit Fortaleza Street, home to the mansion of Puerto Rico's governor. Above...

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DAY 4 - STOP 5

Castillo San Felipe del Morro

Castillo San Felipe del Morro is another historic fort located in Old San Juan. The...

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DAY 5

See Arecibo

Arecibo is located about an hour outside of San Juan, but is well worth the...

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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...

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DAY 5 - STOP 2

Cueva del Indio

Cueva del Indio is a prehistoric rock art site that is now open to the...

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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...

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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...

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DAY 6 - STOP 2

Dave and Busters

On your return to San Juan (assuming this is where you chose to stay), stop...

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DAY 7

Visit Bosque de Pinones & the Beach

Depending on when your flight leaves, spend the day enjoying more of Puerto Rico's nature...

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DAY 7 - STOP 1

Bosque de Pinones

Bosque de Pinones, or mangrove forest, is a combination of a wooded trail and open...

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DAY 7 - STOP 2

Balneario de Carolina

Balneario de Carolina is an oceanfront beach park that offers beach access as well as...

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Puerto Rico is a great family-friendly destination full of culture, history, and fun! There is...

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