10 days in San Juan, Isla de Vieques & Culebra Itinerary

10 days in San Juan, Isla de Vieques & Culebra Itinerary

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San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Drive to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 3 nights
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Take a break from San Juan with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Tabaco Caguas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our San Juan online tour itinerary maker.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Juan is 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get somewhat warmer in San Juan: highs are around 89°F and lows about 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

3
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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.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sun Bay Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques road trip planning app.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Culebra are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature