10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico planner

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San Juan
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights


San Juan

— 2 nights

Walled City

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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, stop by Seafoam, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Juan travel route builder website.

Dallas, USA to San Juan is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect nights in San Juan to be about the same, around 78°F, while days are slightly colder, around 89°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks


— 4 nights

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, head off the coast to Culebrita Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Culebra trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Culebra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In July in Culebra, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

El Yunque National Forest

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near El Yunque National Forest: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Fajardo) and Palomino Island (in Las Croabas). Make the 28th (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at El Yunque Rain Forest.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

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.