10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Ponce
— 1 night
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 2 nights

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Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, then take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary maker app.

Detroit, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Isla de Vieques due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in December, expect Isla de Vieques to be much warmer, temps between 84°F and 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Make the 23rd (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Colon, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Juan online tour builder.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. December in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Food Tours

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Museo Castillo Serralles, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Guancha.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ponce road trip app.

Getting from San Juan to Ponce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Juan in December: high temperatures in Ponce hover around 80°F and lows are around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
La Guancha ©
La Guancha
Museo Castillo Serralles ©
Museo Castillo Serralles

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip website.

Traveling by car from Ponce to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

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Culebra

Culebra ©

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 26th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Jerry’s Jeep Rental and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

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Fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Culebra are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

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