48 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

48 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ponce
— 6 nights
2
Rincon
— 6 nights
3
Culebra
— 6 nights
4
San Juan
— 18 nights
5
Isla de Vieques
— 11 nights

6
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Explore Ponce's surroundings by going to Guanica Dry Forest (in Guanica), Paseo Lineal (in Bayamon) and Cana Gorda Beach (in Playa de Guanica). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, take in the waterfront at La Guancha, and admire the sheer force of Salto de Collores.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponce visit planner.

San Juan to Ponce is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle. January in Ponce sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Puerto Rico, Guanica Dry Forest, Paseo Lineal, Salto de Collores, Cana Gorda Beach
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Guanica Dry Forest ©
Guanica Dry Forest
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

6
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Explore Rincon's surroundings by going to Parroquia San Jose De La Montana (in Lares), Aguadilla (Crashboat Beach & Taino Mini Golf & Cafe) and Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy (in Camuy). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sucia, enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, stop by Bamboo Art & Sea Glass Creations, and get outside with Pozo de Jacinto.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rincon tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ponce in January, Rincon is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Isabela, Aguadilla, Cabo Rojo, Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, Porta del Sol - West
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Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy ©
Playa Sucia ©
Playa Sucia
Jobos Beach ©
Jobos Beach

6
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
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: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, stroll through Zoni Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Culebra journey builder.

Drive from Rincon to Culebra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

18
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Juan: El Yunque National Forest (El Yunque Rain Forest, Yokahu Observation Tower, &more), Loiza (Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz & Puerto Rico Electric Transporters) and Luquillo (Luquillo Beach & Carabali Rainforest Park). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Pine Grove Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip planner.

You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Carolina, Puerto Rico, El Yunque National Forest, Fajardo, Loiza
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

11
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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 nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, kick back and relax at Caracas Beach, have fun at Vieques Gun Club & Sporting Clays, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques road trip planning tool.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge
La Chiva ©
La Chiva

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