7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip builder

Make it your trip
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 3 nights
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San Juan

— 2 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.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, wander the streets of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, and sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Juan trip planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to San Juan is 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in April, with highs in San Juan at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

Culebra

— 3 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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Culebra trip planner.

Fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Culebra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:

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.