7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 3 nights
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
3
Rincon
— 1 night

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Family-friendly places like Sitio Histórico de San Juan and Old San Juan will thrill your kids. Step out of San Juan to go to El Yunque National Forest and see El Yunque Rain Forest, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Condado Beach, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, and make a trip to Plaza de la Catedral.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan day trip planning tool.

Phoenix, USA to San Juan is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Phoenix to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Phoenix in December: highs in San Juan hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, 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
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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): tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, thenstroll through Zoni Beach, and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip planner.

Fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Culebra are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maria's Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rincon road trip planning site.

Getting from Culebra to Rincon by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. In December in Rincon, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

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

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