10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly
2
San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
5
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, then take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary maker app.

Detroit, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Isla de Vieques due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in December, expect Isla de Vieques to be much warmer, temps between 84°F and 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Sun Bay Beach ©
Water Body
Sun Bay Beach
4.6

3
nights
San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Make the 23rd (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Colon, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Juan online tour builder.

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 and shuttle. December in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Old San Juan ©
Must see
Old San Juan
4.7
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Must see
Food Tours
4.9

1
night
Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Museo Castillo Serralles, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Guancha.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ponce road trip app.

Getting from San Juan to Ponce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Juan in December: high temperatures in Ponce hover around 80°F and lows are around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
History Museum
Museo de Arte de Ponce
4.7
La Guancha ©
Pier / Boardwalk
La Guancha
3.4

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip website.

Traveling by car from Ponce to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

2
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.
On the 26th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Jerry’s Jeep Rental and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

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Fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Culebra are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Culebrita Island ©
Must see
Culebrita Island
4.8

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