8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 2 nights
2
Culebra
— 1 night
3
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
4
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights

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 Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista. For shopping fun, head to Puerto Rican Art & Crafts or Santurce POP. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get some fabulous bargains at Coach Outlet Store, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at El Alcazar, and explore the world behind art at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Juan trip planning tool.

Wichita Falls, USA to San Juan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wichita Falls to San Juan is 2 hours. When traveling from Wichita Falls in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Juan: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Culebra tour builder.

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 October, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space, thentake in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, thenstop by Isla Vida, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques day trip tool.

Getting from Culebra to Isla de Vieques by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach °F, while at night they dip to °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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Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space ©
Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

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nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for gifts at Coqui International and then delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. October in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow 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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