13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip itinerary planner

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Culebra
— 2 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Fly
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Cabo Rojo
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
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Culebra

— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tamarindo Beach and Zoni Beach. Get in touch with nature at Culebrita Island and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, see Jerry’s Jeep Rental, and visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Culebra trip itinerary planning website.

Miami, USA to Culebra is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. In October in Culebra, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:

El Yunque National Forest

— 2 nights
On the 16th (Fri), delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Palomino Island, then take a tour by water with Mini Boat Adventures, and then stop by Caribbean Trading Company Store.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest driving holiday planner.

Fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In October in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cabo Rojo.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:

Cabo Rojo

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Faro Los Morrillos, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sucia, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at YangChi Therapy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Faro Punta Higueras, stop by Ocean State of Mind, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Cabo Rojo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Cabo Rojo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In October, daily temperatures in Cabo Rojo can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Cabo Rojo

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:

San Juan

— 3 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old San Juan and Paseo de la Princesa. Visiting Cueva del Indio and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

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Getting from Cabo Rojo to San Juan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Nature · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:

Isla de Vieques

— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at La Chiva and Sun Bay Beach. Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Secret Beach (Pata Prieta). The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Caracas Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques itinerary maker site.

Getting from San Juan to Isla de Vieques by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.