10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  5​h
1
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Boston

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls). On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque, then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest, and then look for gifts at Monkey Threads.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest online itinerary planner .

Boston, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to El Yunque National Forest is 1 hour. Traveling from Boston in September, expect El Yunque National Forest to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Monkey Threads, Bosque Nacional El Yunque
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
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, nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stroll through Zoni Beach, and browse the collection at Culebra Public Library.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Culebra road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Museo de Arte de Ponce (in Ponce) and Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our San Juan vacation website .

San Juan is very close to Culebra. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in September, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, Museo de Arte de Ponce, Casa Bacardi
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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