12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

12 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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

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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.
Head to Plaza Las Americas and Depigment Artfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo de Arte de Ponce and Old San Juan. Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Ponce (Parque de Bombas & Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce) and Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind (in Loiza). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, explore the world behind art at La Casa de los Contrafuertes, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, and view the masterpieces at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Juan travel itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in May: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 88°F and lows are around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Old San Juan
4.7

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Zoni Beach and then kick back and relax at Carlos Rosario Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Culebra holiday website.

You can fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Flamenco Beach
4.8
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Zoni Beach
4.7

1
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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest, then stop by Caribbean Trading Company Store, and then get some fabulous bargains at Trollbeads.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In May in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Caribbean Trading Company Store
4.6

3
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. For shopping fun, head to Fish Market or Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, stroll through La Plata Beach, take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, and stop by Isla Vida.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques road trip planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in May, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Shopping · Beaches · Museums · Outdoors
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