5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Culebra
— 1 night
2
San Juan
— 3 nights

1
night
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Flamenco Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Culebra road trip planning website.

Newark, USA to Culebra is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Culebra, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in January; daily highs in Culebra reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kids will enjoy Old San Juan and Food Tours. Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan day trip tool.

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, daytime highs in San Juan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, Luquillo Beach, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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