13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Rincon
— 2 nights
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Ponce
— 3 nights
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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Culebra
— 3 nights
5
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights

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Rincon

Rincon ©

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Crashboat Beach and La Poza De Las Golondrinas. Visit Sandy Beach and Montones Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Playa Oeste Gallery, get up close to creatures of the deep with Fathom Charters, kick back and relax at Playa Rompe Olas, and stroll through Maria's Beach.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rincon travel itinerary planner.

Miami, USA to Rincon is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Rincon are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
Playa Rompe Olas ©
Playa Rompe Olas

3
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. You'll explore and learn at Museo de Arte de Ponce and Parque de Bombas. Step off the beaten path and head to El Museo Castillo Serralles and La Guancha. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Armstrong Poventud, browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, indulge in some culinary diversions at Isla Caribe, and visit a coastal fixture at Cardona Island Light.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ponce road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rincon to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in October, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

2
nights
San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Isla Verde Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Plaza de Colon, then contemplate the long history of Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of La Muralla.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Juan trip maker site.

You can drive from Ponce to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. October in San Juan sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Isla Verde Beach ©
Isla Verde Beach

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Culebrita Lighthouse and Museo Historico de Culebra. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Culebrita Island and Melones Beach. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Culebra National Wildlife, paddle through the water with Culebra Snorkeling and Dive Center, see Jerry’s Jeep Rental, and stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra online trip planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In October in Culebra, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Melones Beach ©
Melones Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, then make a trip to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, then delve into the distant past at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Sun Bay Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques journey builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
El Hombre de Puerto Ferro ©
El Hombre de Puerto Ferro

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