7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rincon
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
End: Phoenix

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Go for a jaunt from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest to see El Yunque Rain Forest about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and kick back and relax at Condado Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Juan journey planner.

Phoenix, USA to San Juan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in December, expect nights in San Juan to be much hotter, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

2
nights
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 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Culebra route maker .

Culebra is very close to San Juan. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Culebra

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

1
night
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Domes Beach and then kick back and relax at Maria's Beach.

Before you visit Rincon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Culebra to Rincon by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. In December, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Maria's Beach ©
Maria's Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

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