13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
2
San Juan
— 4 nights
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
4
Fajardo
— 3 nights

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Juan Diego Falls as well as La Coca Falls. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the sheer force of La Coca Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Yokahu Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at El Portal Tropical Forest Center, thenhead off-road at Carabali Rainforest Park, thenstop by Monkey Threads, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Juan Diego Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to El Yunque National Forest fast, fun, and easy.

San Juan to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luquillo
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Carabali Rainforest Park ©
Carabali Rainforest Park
Yokahu Observation Tower ©
Yokahu Observation Tower

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy (in Camuy). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get a sense of history and politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, and enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In December in San Juan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy
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Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Food Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On the next day, stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra road trip planning tool.

You can fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. December in Culebra sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Fajardo.

Things to do in Culebra

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

3
nights
Fajardo

Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Fajardo is known for adventure, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do some rugged touring at Carabali Rainforest Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head off the coast to Palomino Island, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fajardo road trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Culebra to Fajardo takes 2.5 hours. In December in Fajardo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Fajardo

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Luquillo
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Carabali Rainforest Park ©
Carabali Rainforest Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

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