7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 2 nights
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
3
Culebra
— 3 nights

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, contemplate the long history of Old San Juan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planner.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In March, San Juan is much hotter than Newark - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Adventure

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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and then delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest trip builder site.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Get outdoors at Flamenco Beach and Carlos Rosario Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Boat Tours & Water Sports and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tamarindo Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, and browse the collection at Culebra Public Library.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip itinerary 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 March, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach

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