11 days in United States & Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in United States & Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Mobile, United States
— 1 night
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Fort Lauderdale, United States
— 1 day
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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Drive to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Drive to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
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Mobile, United States

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS ALABAMA, take an in-depth tour of Conde-Charlotte Museum, then walk around Bienville Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mobile trip maker.

Los Angeles to Mobile is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Mobile, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Mobile is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Fort Lauderdale, United States

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then head outdoors with JP Outfitters Inc..

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale trip planner.

You can fly from Mobile to Fort Lauderdale in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mobile to Fort Lauderdale. Traveling from Mobile in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Fort Lauderdale, with lows of 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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On the 1st (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Fort Lauderdale to El Yunque National Forest in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

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 2nd (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Malecon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sun Bay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach, and then kick back and relax at La Chiva.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

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Culebra, Puerto Rico

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 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Culebra online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Culebra are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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New York City, United States

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then examine the collection at New York Public Library, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to New York City takes 9 hours. Traveling from Culebra to New York City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Culebra in June, with highs in New York City at 80°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.