5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Newark
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

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): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Culebra trip app .

Newark, USA to Culebra is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. Traveling from Newark to Culebra, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in January, expect Culebra to be much warmer, temps between 84°F and 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest) and Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi, and contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our San Juan online road trip planner .

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. January in San Juan sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, Casa Bacardi, 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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