6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip itinerary planner
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Fly
1
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly
2
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Drive to Luquillo
3
Luquillo
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rincon
— 1 night
Fly

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Culebra — 1 night

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 1st (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then stroll through Playa Tamarindo. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Culebra journey planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Culebra is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Culebra due to the time zone difference. July in Culebra sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.
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Isla de Vieques — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caracas, and then kick back and relax at Playa La Chiva. On your second day here, trot along with a tour on horseback, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Navio.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques planner.

Fly from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Luquillo.
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Luquillo — 1 night

Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Luquillo.

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Do a combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to Luquillo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can fly to Rincon.
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Rincon — 1 night

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Faro de Punta Higuera and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Luquillo to Rincon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In July, daytime highs in Rincon are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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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