8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Wichita Falls
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  2​h
4
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h
End: Wichita Falls

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Shop till you drop at Plaza Las Americas and Santurce POP. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at El Alcazar, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and admire the masterpieces at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Juan trip itinerary builder site .

Wichita Falls, USA to San Juan is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wichita Falls to San Juan is 2 hours. While traveling from Wichita Falls, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Juan, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

1
night
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 16th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Culebra itinerary tool .

Culebra is very close to San Juan. In October in Culebra, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, shop like a local with Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Isla Vida, and finally hunt for treasures at Fish Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

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nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stop by Coqui International and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

Make your El Yunque National Forest itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. October in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Coqui International
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Coqui International ©
Coqui International

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