37 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

37 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel planner

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Fajardo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ceiba
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 4 nights
Fly to Vieques, Taxi to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
Ferry to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Drive to Naguabo
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Naguabo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luquillo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rio Grande
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Juan
— 7 nights
Drive
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Carolina
— 4 nights
Drive
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Loiza
— 2 nights
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Fajardo

— 4 nights
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. Fajardo is known for adventure, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head off the coast to Isla Palominos, stroll through Laguna Grande, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Seven Seas.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fajardo trip planning site.

New York City, USA to Fajardo is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Fajardo is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Fajardo hover around 87°F and lows are around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ceiba.

Things to do in Fajardo

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:

Ceiba

— 1 night
Ceiba is a small municipality in northeast Puerto Rico (U.S.). On the 29th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Los Machos and then kick back and relax at Reserva Natural Medio Mundo y Daguao.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ceiba trip itinerary planner.

Ceiba is just a stone's throw from Fajardo. In June, daily temperatures in Ceiba can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. You will leave for Culebra on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Ceiba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:
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Culebra

— 4 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 outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Flamenco Beach, kick back and relax at Playa Zoni, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Culebra trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Ceiba to Culebra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Culebra are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

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 adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Plata Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Beatriz Beauty Boutique, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Naguabo.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:

Naguabo

— 2 nights
Naguabo is a municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east coast of the island, north of Humacao; south of Río Grande and Ceiba; and east of Las Piedras. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Cataratas Juan Diego, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luquillo Mountain Range, and then trek along Mount Britton Trail.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Naguabo holiday planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to Naguabo takes 2 hours. In July in Naguabo, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Luquillo.

Things to do in Naguabo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

Luquillo

— 4 nights
Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. Take a break from Luquillo with a short trip to Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) in El Yunque National Forest, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa Luquillo, stroll through Big Tree Trail, indulge in some personalized pampering at Healthy Body Therapeutic Studio, and take in the dramatic scenery at Las Paylas.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Luquillo trip planner.

Luquillo is just a short distance from Naguabo. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rio Grande.

Things to do in Luquillo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

Rio Grande

— 3 nights
Many nature lovers know Rio Grande as the gateway to the only tropical rainforest within the U.S. National Forest System.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio Grande: El Yunque National Forest (El Yunque Rain Forest & The Mine Trail (La Mina)). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for gifts at Coqui International, play a few rounds at Coco Beach Golf Club, and enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Britton Lookout Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio Grande trip itinerary builder site.

Rio Grande is very close to Luquillo. July in Rio Grande sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Rio Grande

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Juan: Ponce (Parque de Bombas & La Guancha de Ponce). Make the 25th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan online tour itinerary planner.

San Juan is very close to Rio Grande. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carolina.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 25:

Carolina

— 4 nights

Land of Giants

Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carolina: Hacienda Munoz (in San Lorenzo) and FOK Brewing Co. (in Caguas). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Pine Grove Beach, try to win big at Oasis Casino at Embassy Suites San Juan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carolina Beach, and get some fabulous bargains at Trollbeads.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Carolina day trip app.

Carolina is just a stone's throw from San Juan. In July, daily temperatures in Carolina can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Loiza.

Things to do in Carolina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:

Loiza

— 2 nights
Loíza is a small town and municipality on the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico, north of Canóvanas; east of Carolina; and west of Río Grande. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz, then visit Loiza Aldea, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Loiza route site.

Loiza is very close to Carolina. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loiza

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

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.