11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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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
— 3 nights
Drive to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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El Yunque National Forest

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, El Yunque National Forest is a bit warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

3
nights
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, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Isla Vida.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques online sightseeing planner.

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. In March, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Culebra trip builder.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Culebra by combination of car and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Culebra are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

4
nights
San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Go for a jaunt from San Juan to Ponce to see Museo de Arte de Ponce about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: stop by Old San Juan, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan travel planner.

You can fly from Culebra 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 85°F in March, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Beaches

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.