13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
San Juan
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Newark

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Do your shopping at Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind and Walter Otero Contemporary Art. Relax by the water at Condado Beach and Luquillo Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: 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). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, view the masterpieces at The Poet's Passage, and browse the exhibits of La Casa de los Contrafuertes.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Juan itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In March, San Juan is warmer than Newark - with highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ponce, El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, Coqui International, Luquillo Beach
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. Visit Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, steep yourself in history at Isabel Segunda, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and take a leisurely stroll along Malecon.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques online travel route planner .

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in March, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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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 in touch with nature at Flamenco Beach and Carlos Rosario Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Zoni Beach and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. And it doesn't end there: stop by Zinkowski Art Studio, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April in Culebra, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) 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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