13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 4 nights
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Fly
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Culebra
— 3 nights
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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: kick back and relax at Sun Bay Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, step off the mainland to explore Vieques Island, and stroll through Media Luna Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip itinerary maker app.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. October in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

4
nights
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 (Luquillo Flyboard, Luquillo Beach, &more). Make the 18th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, revel in the low prices at Coach Outlet Store, and pause for some photo ops at Plaza de Colon.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan journey app.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
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El Yunque National Forest

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Big Tree Trail and then take a memorable tour with Barefoot Travelers Kayak Tour to Monkey Island.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip planning tool.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

3
nights
Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, head off the coast to Culebrita Island, relax and rejuvenate at Culebra Yoga, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Culebra trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 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 88°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

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.