10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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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: stroll through Flamenco Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, soothe aching muscles at Culebra Yoga, and take a memorable tour with Jerry’s Jeep Rental.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra road trip planning tool.

Tampa, USA to Culebra is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tampa to Culebra. Traveling from Tampa in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Culebra, with lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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El Yunque National Forest

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

2
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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 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Chiva, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and then take a tour by water with Marauder Sailing Charters - Private Tours. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at Beatriz Beauty Boutique and then kick back and relax at Sun Bay Beach.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques day trip planning app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. October in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

4
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: Luquillo (Luquillo Flyboard, Luquillo Beach, &more). Make the 12th (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: visit Old San Juan, stop by Seafoam, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Juan travel route planner.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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.