15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Rio Grande
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
San Juan
— 1 day
Fly:  30​min
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Fajardo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Rio Grande
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Portland

1
night
Rio Grande

Rio Grande ©
Many nature lovers know Rio Grande as the gateway to the only tropical rainforest within the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stop by Caribbean Trading Company Store, then get a sense of history and politics at Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz, and then kick back and relax at Luquillo Beach.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rio Grande trip planner .

Portland, USA to Rio Grande is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Rio Grande. In March, Rio Grande is much hotter than Portland - with highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Rio Grande

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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

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): pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes, then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rio Grande to San Juan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. March in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours Outdoors 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, then stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings 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 enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Culebra trip itinerary builder app .

Culebra is very close to San Juan. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in March, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio Grande.

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. Explore Fajardo's surroundings by going to Isla de Vieques (Mosquito Pier, La Chiva, & more). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Monkey Threads, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina Puerto del Rey.

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You can ride a ferry from Culebra to Fajardo in 1.5 hours. In March in Fajardo, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 72°F at night. 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
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
You've now added Bioluminescent Bay to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Bioluminescent Bay. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Yokahu Observation Tower and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. March in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife Parks Nature

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 some other sides of Rio Grande: get a taste of life in the country at Carabali Rainforest Park, delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque National Forest, get some fabulous bargains at Trollbeads, and look for gifts at Coqui International.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rio Grande online trip maker .

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to Rio Grande in an hour. You will leave for home on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Rio Grande

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Carabali Rainforest Park, Trollbeads
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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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