11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Palmer
— 6 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

6
nights
Palmer

Palmer ©
Set back from the busy coast, Palmer has a charming, hidden-away atmosphere.
Explore Palmer's surroundings by going to Plaza Palmer (in Caguas), Bioluminescent Bay (in Fajardo) and Carite Forest (in Cayey). On the 23rd (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at El Portal Tropical Forest Center, explore and take pictures at Carabali Rainforest Park, and look for gifts at Caribbean Trading Company Store.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Palmer trip itinerary planner.

Atlanta, USA to Palmer is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 79°F in Palmer. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Palmer

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Luquillo, Fajardo, El Yunque National Forest, Plaza Palmer, Carite Forest
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Carabali Rainforest Park ©
Carabali Rainforest Park
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Bioluminescent Bay ©
Bioluminescent Bay

1
night
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Crashboat Beach, and then make a trip to El Parterre.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rincon travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Palmer to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
El Paterre ©
El Paterre

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, classes, adventure, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, examine the collection at Museo Histotico de Culebra, and step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Culebra tour planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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