13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 5 nights
2
Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
3
Culebra
— 3 nights

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old San Juan and Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista. Get a sense of the local culture at Sitio Histórico de San Juan and Walter Otero Contemporary Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest), Coqui International (in Palmer) and Ponce (Museo de Arte de Ponce & Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Condado Beach, stroll around Parque del Indio, take in the exciting artwork at La Casa de los Contrafuertes, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Juan trip website.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in January, with highs in San Juan at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ponce, Coqui International, El Yunque Rain Forest, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

4
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva. Do your shopping at Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space and Isla Vida. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, stroll through Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and steep yourself in history at Isabel Segunda.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. January in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

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.
Get outdoors at Flamenco Beach and Zoni Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Tamarindo Beach and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlos Rosario Beach and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Culebra trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

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