8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
San Juan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Rincon
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Detroit

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San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
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: steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan road trip website.

Detroit, USA to San Juan is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Detroit to San Juan. Traveling from Detroit in July, things will get a bit warmer in San Juan: highs are around 89°F and lows about 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Rincon.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Climbing Tours

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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.
To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Rincon trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from San Juan to Rincon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In July, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. On the 6th (Fri), you're off to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, then head off the coast to Culebrita Island, and then stroll through Zoni Beach.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Culebra trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

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

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