7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico vacation planner
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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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El Yunque National Forest — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque National Forest.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip app.

Washington, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Washington to El Yunque National Forest. Traveling from Washington in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 78°F in El Yunque National Forest. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.
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Culebra — 2 nights

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 17th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita, and then stroll through Playa Zoni.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Culebra travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Isla de Vieques.
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Isla de Vieques — 1 night

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.
On the 19th (Tue), take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Caracas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Chiva.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Culebra to Isla de Vieques by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.
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San Juan — 2 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.
On the 20th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museo de Las Americas, then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Juan trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Outdoors
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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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