14 days in Puerto Rico & Cuba Itinerary

14 days in Puerto Rico & Cuba Itinerary

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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
2
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
3
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
4
Havana, Cuba
— 5 nights
5
Varadero, Cuba
— 1 night

1
night
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls), then take in panoramic vistas at Yokahu Observation Tower, and then look for gifts at Caribbean Trading Company Store.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary maker website.

Frankfurt, Germany to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Frankfurt to El Yunque National Forest. In August, El Yunque National Forest is a bit warmer than Frankfurt - with highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Caribbean Trading Company Store
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Yokahu Observation Tower ©
Yokahu Observation Tower
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)

2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

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 26th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at Culebra Yoga, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Jerry’s Jeep Rental and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Culebra trip maker site.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Culebra are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

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

3
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Colon, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

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Fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in San Juan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Havana.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

5
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, make a trip to Plaza de la Catedral, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Havana trip maker tool.

Getting from San Juan to Havana by flight takes about 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan to Havana. Traveling from San Juan in August, Havana is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Espiritu Santo Church (Iglesia Del Espiritu Santo)
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral

1
night
Varadero, Cuba

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Parque Central, Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, stroll through Varadero Beach, then walk around Josone Park, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Varadero trip maker site.

Getting from Havana to Varadero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. September in Varadero sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

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