10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Drive to Ponce
— 1 night
San Juan
— 4 nights


El Yunque National Forest — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Angelito Trail, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then head off the coast to Isla Palominos. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through El Yunque National Forest.

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London, UK to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in El Yunque National Forest, with highs around 37°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.
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Culebra — 2 nights

Little Island

Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Zoni.

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Fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Ponce.
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Ponce — 1 night

On the 26th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Museo Castillo Serralles, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then take in the waterfront at La Guancha.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Culebra to Ponce takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Juan.
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San Juan — 4 nights

Walled City

Go for a jaunt from San Juan to Luquillo to see Playa Luquillo about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, take a memorable tour with Tours, kick back and relax at Condado Beach, and stop by Old San Juan.

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Getting from Ponce to San Juan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in San Juan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Puerto Rico travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.