10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

New York City
Fly + Drive:  8​h
San Juan
— 6 nights
Fly:  30​min
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
New York City

6
days
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to El Yunque National Forest (El Yunque Rain Forest & Luquillo Beach) and Museo de Arte de Ponce (in Ponce). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, and stop by Spicy Caribbee.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip itinerary maker app .

London, UK to San Juan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 34°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

El Yunque National Forest, Museo de Arte de Ponce
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site

2
days
Culebra

Culebra ©
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 12th (Tue): head off the coast to Culebrita Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, and then stop by Zinkowski Art Studio. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Culebra road trip planning site .

Culebra is very close to San Juan. In December in Culebra, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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