12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Culebra
— 2 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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Ponce
— 1 night
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San Juan
— 4 nights

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Culebra

Culebra ©

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Boat Tours & Water Sports as well as Culebra Jet Ski Tours. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get some thrills out on the water with Culebra Jet Ski Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Culebra trip builder site.

Newark, USA to Culebra is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in August, Culebra is a bit warmer at night with lows of 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Must see
Culebrita Island
4.8
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Beach
Zoni Beach
4.7

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Isla de Vieques

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: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, get great views at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, enjoy some diversion at Vieques Gun Club & Sporting Clays, and delve into the distant past at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Water Body
Sun Bay Beach
4.6
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Beach
La Chiva
4.8

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 8th (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Museo Castillo Serralles, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de las Delicias.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ponce, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to Ponce in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In August in Ponce, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites
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History Museum
Museo de Arte de Ponce
4.7

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Luquillo (Carabali Rainforest Park & Luquillo Beach). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Ponce to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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