Explore the Best Day Trips from San Juan, Puerto Rico

One of the most popular Caribbean destinations, Puerto Rico’s capital of San Juan, needs to be added to your bucket list…if it isn’t already!

Rich with culture and history, San Juan has something for everyone and is the place to start when you visit this magnificent island.

El Yunque Hiking and Kayaking

El Yunque being one of the most stunning natural wonders in this region of the world, there are many ways you can see and enjoy it.

Cuevea Ventana and Gozalandia Waterfalls

Hike to Cueva Ventana you will learn about the natural caves in the area. Then you will head to Gozalandia Waterfall where you can relax and check out the view or jump in for a cool off. 

Bucketlist VIP Tour

For one of the best photography day trips in Puerto Rico, head out of San Juan for the day to make your friends jealous at home, with all the Insta-worthy photos you are going to be taking.

Luquillo Beach

Luquillo Beach is a day trip in itself and one that can be done without a guide. This area is also a great spot for families as there are protected waters for children to play in the shallows. 

Once you are on the island you have immediately whisked away to paradise. Turquoise waters lap white sand, see wild horses in open fields, and museums aplenty await for you to explore.


Casa Bacardi

Casa Bacardi is the world’s biggest rum distillery and is only a 20-minute drive by car from the city centre of San Juan.

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