10 days in Puerto Rico & Bahama Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico & Bahama Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico & Bahama Itinerary

Start: Bozeman, United States
Fly:  17​h
1
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Travel:  2​h
3
Catano, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
4
Bahama, United States
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Bozeman, United States


2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Escape the urban bustle at Flamenco Beach and Carlos Rosario Beach. Change things up with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, stop by Zinkowski Art Studio, and see the interesting displays at Museo Histotico de Culebra.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip itinerary maker site .

Bozeman, USA to Culebra is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bozeman to Culebra due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Bozeman in December, with highs in Culebra at 85°F and lows at 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
nights
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
Visiting Sun Bay and La Chiva will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Media Luna Beach and Caracas Beach. There's lots more to do: stop by Isla Vida, kick back and relax at Secret Beach, take in the waterfront at Malecon, and visit a coastal fixture at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Catano.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Sun Bay ©
Sun Bay
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

2
nights
Catano, Puerto Rico

Catano ©
Cataño is a municipality located on northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.) bordering the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent to the north and east by San Juan; north of Bayamón and Guaynabo; east of Toa Baja and west of Guaynabo and is part of the San Juan Metropolitan Area. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, stop by Tulip Art, then stop by Pure Soul Living, and finally look for gifts at Puerto Rican Art & Crafts. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Spicy Caribbee, stop by El Galpon, then get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, then stop by Ole Curiosidades, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Plaza las Americas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Catano holiday planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isla de Vieques to Catano. In December, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Bahama.

Things to do in Catano

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Juan
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Plaza las Americas ©
Plaza las Americas
Puerto Rican Art & Crafts ©
Puerto Rican Art & Crafts

1
day
Bahama, United States

Bahama ©
Bahama is an unincorporated community in northern Durham County, North Carolina.HistoryBahama was originally settled around 1750 as the community of Balltown until the name was changed to reflect three leading families of the community: ll, rris, and ngum. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Stagville Plantation and then get a taste of the local shopping with Cedar Creek Gallery & Pottery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bahama, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Catano to Bahama. Traveling from Catano to Bahama, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Catano in December: high temperatures in Bahama hover around 53°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bahama

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cedar Creek Gallery & Pottery
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Cedar Creek Gallery & Pottery ©
Cedar Creek Gallery & Pottery

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