13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico visit planner

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San Juan
— 1 night
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Fajardo
— 2 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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San Juan

— 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Juan trip itinerary builder site.

Madison, USA to San Juan is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Madison in April; daily highs in San Juan reach 87°F and lows reach 75°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Fajardo.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Fajardo

— 2 nights
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. You've now added Icacos Island to your itinerary. On the 9th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Icacos Island. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Monkey Threads, then enjoy the sand and surf at Luquillo Beach, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fajardo online tour planner.

Getting from San Juan to Fajardo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Fajardo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Isla de Vieques

— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Playa Pata Prieta. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Caracas Beach and Media Luna Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Plata Beach, look for gifts at Isla Vida, take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and delve into the distant past at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fajardo to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Culebra

— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebrita has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Culebra vacation maker site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 76°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip

San Juan

— 4 nights

Walled City

Enjoy San Juan some more: tour the pleasant surroundings at Condado Beach, stop by Marisel Herbal Bath & Body, get some fabulous bargains at Coach Outlet Store, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Juan trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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.