12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Culebra
— 2 nights
2
Arecibo
— 3 nights
3
San Juan
— 5 nights

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Historico de Culebra and Culebrita Lighthouse. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tamarindo Beach and Zinkowski Art Studio. The adventure continues: stroll through Flamenco Beach and kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra vacation builder website.

Los Angeles, USA to Culebra is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 4 hours. In July, Culebra is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arecibo.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
nights
Arecibo

Arecibo ©
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Aventura Cueva Ventana has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): Head underground at Aventura Cueva Ventana, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tunel de Guajataca, and then Head underground at Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Rompe Olas, kick back and relax at Steps Beach, thenkick back and relax at Playa Mar Chiquita, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Puerto Rico Premium Outlets.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Arecibo trip maker app.

Getting from Culebra to Arecibo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and car. In July in Arecibo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Arecibo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Steps Beach, Playa Rompe Olas, Tunel de Guajataca, Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, Playa Mar Chiquita
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Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita
Aventura Cueva Ventana ©
Aventura Cueva Ventana
Puerto Rico Premium Outlets ©
Puerto Rico Premium Outlets

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and Museo de Las Americas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Caribbean Trading Company Store and Estudio de Arte Samuel Lindfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) (in El Yunque National Forest), Balneario Luquillo (in Luquillo) and Zipline (in Rio Grande). Spend the 24th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, explore the world behind art at Fundacion Casa Cortes, and get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Juan travel planner.

Drive from Arecibo to San Juan in an hour. In July in San Juan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Rio Grande, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls), Balneario Luquillo
Highlights from your plan
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Fishing Charters & Tours
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery

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