15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rio Grande
— 1 night
2
San Juan
— 1 day
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
4
Fajardo
— 5 nights
5
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
6
Rio Grande
— 3 nights

1
night
Rio Grande

Rio Grande ©
Many nature lovers know Rio Grande as the gateway to the only tropical rainforest within the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stop by Caribbean Trading Company Store, thenponder the world of politics at Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Luquillo Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio Grande trip itinerary builder app.

Portland, USA to Rio Grande is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Rio Grande due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Portland in March: high temperatures in Rio Grande hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Rio Grande

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz
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Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Caribbean Trading Company Store ©
Caribbean Trading Company Store
Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz ©

1
day
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan day trip site.

You can drive from Rio Grande to San Juan in an hour. March in San Juan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Climbing Tours
Paseo de los Presidentes ©
Paseo de los Presidentes

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling as well as Flamenco Beach. On the 6th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra visit 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. March in Culebra sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 8th (Sun), you're off 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

5
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fajardo: Isla de Vieques (Mosquito Pier, La Chiva, &more). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, go for a stroll along the water at Marina Puerto del Rey, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fajardo day trip app.

Getting from Culebra to Fajardo by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Fajardo

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Isla de Vieques, Luquillo
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Icacos Island ©
Icacos Island

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Yokahu Observation Tower and then stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos and more tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest trip planning tool.

Getting from Fajardo to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Rio Grande.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Zipline
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Zipline
Yokahu Observation Tower ©
Yokahu Observation Tower

3
nights
Rio Grande

Rio Grande ©
See even more of Rio Grande: head off-road at Carabali Rainforest Park, get some fabulous bargains at Trollbeads, tee off at Wyndham Rio Mar Golf Club, and stop by Coqui International.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rio Grande trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Rio Grande takes an hour. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rio Grande

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Trollbeads, Carabali Rainforest Park
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El Yunque National Forest ©
El Yunque National Forest
Carabali Rainforest Park ©
Carabali Rainforest Park
Mt. Britton Lookout Tower ©
Mt. Britton Lookout Tower

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