5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel route planner

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 1 night
Fly

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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary maker tool.

Madison, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Madison to El Yunque National Forest due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Madison in August, with highs in El Yunque National Forest at 89°F and lows at 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Culebra

— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Culebrita and then stroll through Playa Zoni.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Culebra travel planner.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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San Juan

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): wander the streets of Ocean Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary builder site.

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, taxi, and shuttle. In August in San Juan, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

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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.