15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly to San Juan, Ferry to Culebra
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly to Vieques, Drive to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ponce
— 1 night
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to Esenboğa International Airport

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Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
You'll get in some beach time at Flamenco Beach and Zoni Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Culebrita Island and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlos Rosario Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra trip itinerary planning website.

Ankara, Turkey to Culebra is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Ankara to Culebra. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Ankara in January, with highs in Culebra at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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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.
Shop till you drop at Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space and Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Sun Bay Beach and Media Luna Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at La Chiva, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Caracas Beach, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get some cultural insight at Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Shop till you drop at The Butterfly People and El Alcazar. Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Condado Beach, view the masterpieces at Depigment Art, browse the exhibits of Galeria Botello, and admire the masterpieces at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Juan road trip planning app.

Fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
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Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, then contemplate the long history of Museo Castillo Serralles, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce online vacation planner.

Getting from San Juan to Ponce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Ponce are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.