8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  8 h
1
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h
2
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New York City

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 16th (Sun), take a peaceful walk through Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, kick back and relax at Luquillo Beach, and then stop by Monkey Threads.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest route planning app .

New York City, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from New York City to El Yunque National Forest, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in El Yunque National Forest hover around 84°F and lows are around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Luquillo, Bosque Nacional El Yunque, Kayaking & Canoeing
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, stop by Isla Vida, take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques holiday builder app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra visit planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

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

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