16 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

16 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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

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Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Plaza de las Delicias, contemplate the long history of Museo Castillo Serralles, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ponce tour itinerary builder tool.

Atlanta, USA to Ponce is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Atlanta in February: high temperatures in Ponce hover around 81°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites

5
nights
San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest) and Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, and get some thrills out on the water with Oceania Watersports.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan attractions planner.

Getting from Ponce to San Juan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In February in San Juan, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

5
nights
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.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, have fun at Vieques Gun Club & Sporting Clays, stroll through Caracas Beach, and kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques attractions planning site.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. February in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

4
nights
Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, identify plant and animal life at Culebra National Wildlife, and see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Culebra online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.