28 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

28 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

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Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
Taxi to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 5 nights
Fly
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El Yunque National Forest
— 4 nights
Drive
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Camuy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ponce
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Juan
— 7 nights
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Isla de Vieques

— 5 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.
Isla de Vieques is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Sun Bay, stroll through Playa Pata Prieta, take in the waterfront at Malecon, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques online itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in February, with highs in Isla de Vieques at 83°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:

Culebra

— 5 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, stroll through Melones Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and relax and rejuvenate at Culebra Yoga.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra travel route planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:

El Yunque National Forest

— 4 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from El Yunque National Forest: Fajardo (Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more) and Isla Palominos (in Las Croabas). Make the 12th (Sat) an awe-inspiring day at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Camuy.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 15:

Camuy

— 2 nights
Camuy is a municipality of Puerto Rico, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Lares; east of Quebradillas; and west of Hatillo. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Camuy River (Rio Camuy) and then explore the fascinating underground world of Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then get a dose of the wild on Cacique Eco Adventure Tanama.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Camuy trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to Camuy in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. February in Camuy sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Camuy

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:

Ponce

— 4 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Explore Ponce's surroundings by going to La Escalinata (in Yauco), Cana Gorda Beach (in Playa de Guanica) and Sandra Farms Coffee (in Adjuntas). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, don't miss a visit to Plaza Las Delicias, stroll through Bosque Estatal de Guanica, and head off the coast to Isla de Caja de Muertos.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ponce day trip planning site.

You can drive from Camuy to Ponce in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in February, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:

San Juan

— 7 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and Zipline (in Rio Grande). Make the 28th (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, get outside with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Calle del Cristo, and contemplate the long history of Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Juan trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Ponce to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In February in San Juan, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 28:

Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.