8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 3 nights


Culebra — 2 nights

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 11th (Fri): stroll through Flamenco Beach. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Culebra trip planner.

Saint Louis, USA to Culebra is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Saint Louis to Culebra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in February, expect Culebra to be warmer, temps between 84°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Carolina.
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Carolina — 2 nights

Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
You've now added Pine Grove Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pine Grove Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Luquillo. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque National Forest.

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Traveling by flight from Culebra to Carolina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In February in Carolina, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Juan.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches
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San Juan — 3 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.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, kick back and relax at Condado Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de La Democracia.

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San Juan is just a stone's throw from Carolina. In February, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Beaches
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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.