10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico holiday planner

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San Juan
— 3 nights
— 4 nights
Fly to Vieques, Taxi to Isla de Vieques
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights


San Juan

— 3 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.
When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately El Yunque National Forest away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Condado Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and pause for some photo ops at Plazuela La Rogativa.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan travel route builder app.

San Francisco, USA to San Juan is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to San Juan is 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect San Juan to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip


— 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.
Relax by the water at Flamenco Beach and Zoni Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

Make your Culebra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Isla de Vieques

— 2 nights

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 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Green Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Isla de Vieques trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or ride a ferry. August in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.