3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: San Juan
Fly:  30​min
1
Culebra
— 1 day
ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dorado
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: San Juan

1
day
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 17th (Thu), get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Culebra road trip site .

San Juan to Culebra is an approximately half hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. January in Culebra sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebra Public Library ©
Culebra Public Library

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 18th (Fri), take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dorado.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Wildlife Parks
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

1
night
Dorado

Dorado ©
Dorado is a town and municipality in the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), 15mi west of San Juan and is located in the northern region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Toa Alta, east of Vega Alta, and west of Toa Baja. On the 19th (Sat), play a few rounds at Dorado Del Mar, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Bayamon, and then sample the fine beverages at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dorado trip itinerary tool .

Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Dorado by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. January in Dorado sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Dorado

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Dorado Del Mar, Museo De Arte De Bayamon, Casa Bacardi
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Casa Bacardi ©
Casa Bacardi
Museo De Arte De Bayamon ©
Museo De Arte De Bayamon
Dorado Del Mar ©
Dorado Del Mar

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