5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
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Culebra
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El Yunque National Forest
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San Juan — 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Condado Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan trip website.

Chicago, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in July; daily highs in San Juan reach 89°F and lows reach 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.
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Culebra — 2 nights

Little Island

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 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, head off the coast to Culebrita, and then kick back and relax at Playa Zoni.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip app.

Getting from San Juan to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to El Yunque National Forest.
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El Yunque National Forest — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque National Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.
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