11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico attractions planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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
Fly
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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Culebra

— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kids will enjoy Flamenco Beach and Culebrita Island. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra tour itinerary maker tool.

Boston, USA to Culebra is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Culebra is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in June; daily highs in Culebra reach 89°F and lows reach 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest journey planner.

You can fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In June, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Isla de Vieques

— 3 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.
Bring the kids along to Sun Bay Beach and Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Beatriz Beauty Boutique.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

San Juan

— 4 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.
Family-friendly places like Luquillo Beach and Condado Beach will thrill your kids. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see Zipline in Rio Grande, approximately Rio Grande away. Make the 2nd (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Juan sightseeing planner.

Fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · 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.