13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Arecibo
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Montreal

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll get in some beach time at El Yunque Rain Forest and Old San Juan. Get some historical perspective at San Juan National Historic Site and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see Carabali Rainforest Park in Luquillo, approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico, take an in-depth tour of Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, get some fabulous bargains at Coach Outlet Store, and appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Juan trip itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in August, with highs in San Juan at 37°C and lows at 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Arecibo.

Things to do in San Juan

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Carabali Rainforest Park, El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): Head underground at Aventura Cueva Ventana and then explore the fascinating underground world of La Cueva del Indio.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Arecibo online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from San Juan to Arecibo takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Arecibo

Nature Parks
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Aventura Cueva Ventana ©
Aventura Cueva Ventana
La Cueva del Indio ©
La Cueva del Indio

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Flamenco Beach and Brava Beach will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Zoni Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip planner.

Getting from Arecibo to Culebra by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

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

5
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sun Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling. Puerto Ferro Lighthouse and Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach, shop like a local with Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Media Luna Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sun Bay ©
Sun Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
La Chiva ©
La Chiva

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