10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
Luquillo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Culebra
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h
5
Cabo Rojo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Guanica
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Arecibo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Luquillo

Luquillo ©
Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. On the 13th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Luquillo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Monserrate Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Luquillo day trip planning app.

Philadelphia, USA to Luquillo is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Philadelphia to Luquillo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in March: high temperatures in Luquillo hover around 84°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Luquillo

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monserrate Beach ©
Monserrate Beach

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Sitio Histórico de San Juan has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, make a trip to Plaza de Colon, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Juan itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Luquillo to San Juan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. March in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Plaza de Colon ©
Plaza de Colon

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Bosque Nacional El Yunque, then hike along Big Tree Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Juan Diego Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In March in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. You'll set off for Culebra on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Bosque Nacional El Yunque
Highlights from your plan
Big Tree Trail ©
Big Tree Trail
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque
Juan Diego Falls ©
Juan Diego Falls

few
hours
Culebra

Culebra
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Culebra tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Culebra are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 17th (Tue), you're off to Cabo Rojo.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Cabo Rojo

Cabo Rojo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Kiosco de Dulces Tipicoss, then head off the coast to Isla de Ratones, and then steep yourself in history at Joyuda. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Combate Beach, then stroll through Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, and then stroll through Salt Flats and Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cabo Rojo trip planner.

You can fly from Culebra to Cabo Rojo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in March, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Guanica.

Things to do in Cabo Rojo

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Combate Beach
Highlights from your plan
Isla de Ratones ©
Isla de Ratones
Combate Beach ©
Combate Beach
Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge ©
Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge

1
night
Guanica

Guanica ©
Guánica is a town and municipality in southern Puerto Rico (U.S.), bordering the Caribbean Sea, south of Sabana Grande, east of Lajas, and west of Yauco. On the 19th (Thu), kick back and relax at Playa Manglillo, step off the mainland to explore Isla Mata La Gata, and then head off the coast to Cayo Caracoles.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Guanica road trip planner.

You can drive from Cabo Rojo to Guanica in an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Guanica when traveling from Cabo Rojo in March, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arecibo.

Things to do in Guanica

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lajas
Highlights from your plan
Playa Manglillo ©
Playa Manglillo
Isla Mata La Gata ©
Isla Mata La Gata
Cayo Caracoles ©
Cayo Caracoles

1
night
Arecibo

Arecibo ©
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. On the 20th (Fri), get outside with El Poza del Obispo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Poza Del Obizpo.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Arecibo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Guanica to Arecibo in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Arecibo are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Arecibo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
El Poza del Obispo ©
El Poza del Obispo

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