58 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

58 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Ponce
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Ponce
— 7 nights
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Rincon
— 7 nights
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Camuy
— 3 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 9 nights
Fly
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Culebra
— 7 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— 5 nights
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San Juan
— 18 nights
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Ponce — 7 nights

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Take a break from the city and head to La Guancha de Ponce and Bosque Estatal de Guanica. Shop till you drop at Plaza del Caribe and Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce. Explore Ponce's surroundings by going to Playa de Guanica (Gilligan's Island & Cana Gorda Beach), Kayaking & Canoeing (in La Parguera) and Catarata Chorro de Dona Juana (in Orocovis). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, contemplate the long history of Hacienda Buena Vista, explore the galleries of Museo Castillo Serralles, and wander the streets of La Parguera.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ponce day trip planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Ponce is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Kelowna to Ponce. In January, daytime highs in Ponce are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rincon.
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Rincon — 7 nights

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Do your shopping at Playa Oeste Gallery and Rincon Art Walk. Relax by the water at Playa Sucia and Playa Crashboat. Change things up with these side-trips from Rincon: Cabo Rojo (Faro Los Morrillos & Playa Buye), Survival Beach (in Aguadilla) and Balneario de Boqueron (in Boqueron). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maria's Beach, enjoy the sea views from Faro de Punta Higuera, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rincon online route planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Rincon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rincon when traveling from Ponce in January, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Camuy.
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Camuy — 3 nights

Camuy is a municipality of Puerto Rico, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Lares; east of Quebradillas; and west of Hatillo. Visiting Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy and Penon Amador Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Puerto Hermina Beach and Playa Sardinera. When in Camuy, make a side trip to see Horseback Riding Tours in Utuado, approximately Utuado away.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Camuy trip planner.

Drive from Rincon to Camuy in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Rincon in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Camuy, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.
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Isla de Vieques — 9 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Balneario Sun Bay and Playa Caracas. Relax by the water at Playa La Chiva and Playa Media Luna. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Navio, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by flight from Camuy to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of car, taxi, and ferry. In January in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.
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Culebra — 7 nights

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Get in touch with nature at Flamenco Beach and Culebrita. Relax by the water at Playa Zoni and Brava Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa Carlos Rosario, kick back and relax at Melones Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and soothe aching muscles at Culebra Yoga.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to El Yunque National Forest.
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El Yunque National Forest — 5 nights

Visiting El Yunque National Forest and Isla Palominos will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near El Yunque National Forest: Fajardo (Kayaking & Canoeing & Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan).

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In February in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Juan.
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San Juan — 18 nights

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Take a break from the city and head to Condado Beach and Pine Grove Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Playa Isla Verde and Playa Vega Baja. Step out of San Juan with an excursion to Playa Mar Chiquita in Manati--about 44 minutes away. Make the 12th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: visit Old San Juan, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan online vacation planner.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In February, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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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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