13 days in U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico Itinerary

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13 days in U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Dallas, United States
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
East End, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dallas, United States

2
nights
East End, U.S. Virgin Islands

East End ©
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Family-friendly places like Magens Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Maho Beach (in Cruz Bay) and Trunk Bay (in Virgin Islands National Park). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Coral World Ocean Park, browse the different shops at Brewtique, enjoy the sand and surf at Sapphire Beach, and stroll through Coki Point Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the East End trip maker app .

Dallas, USA to East End is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in East End when traveling from Dallas in May, with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in East End

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brewtique, Magens Bay, Maho Beach, Trunk Bay
Highlights from your plan
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Coral World Ocean Park ©
Coral World Ocean Park

3
nights
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sun Bay and Caracas Beach. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Chiva, enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, and identify plant and animal life at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques day trip website .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from East End to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and ferry. May in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

3
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Family-friendly places like El Yunque Rain Forest and Luquillo Beach will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of San Juan National Historic Site, make a trip to Paseo de la Princesa, and gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan online road trip planner .

San Juan is just a short distance from Isla de Vieques. In May, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Luquillo Beach
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

3
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Bring the kids along to Flamenco Beach and Tamarindo Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Zoni Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Culebra trip itinerary builder .

Culebra is just a short distance from San Juan. In May, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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