10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Ferry to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 3 nights
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get a sense of history and politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, steep yourself in history at Old San Juan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan online tour itinerary planner.

Boston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in April, things will get much hotter in San Juan: highs are around 87°F and lows about 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

3
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Isla de Vieques

Isla Nena

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.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the waterfront at Malecon, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Beatriz Beauty Boutique.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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El Yunque National Forest

Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest travel route planner.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest by combination of ferry and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In April in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, soothe aching muscles at Culebra Yoga, and stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra itinerary maker website.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.