16 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

16 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
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Culebra
— 1 night
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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Bayamon
— 1 night
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Carolina
— 2 nights
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Ponce
— 3 nights
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Caguas
— 2 nights

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mini Boat Adventures and El Portal Tropical Forest Center.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest journey planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to El Yunque National Forest is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in September, expect El Yunque National Forest to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Adventure

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Mountain
El Yunque
4.5
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Mini Boat Adventures
4.9

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Culebra holiday planner.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Paseo de la Princesa and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old San Juan and Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of La Muralla, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and get a sense of history and politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Juan road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bayamon.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Bayamon

Bayamon ©
Bayamón is a municipality of Puerto Rico located on the northern coastal valley, north of Aguas Buenas and Comerío; south of Toa Baja and Cataño; west of Guaynabo; and east of Toa Alta and Naranjito. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo del Deporte de Puerto Rico, then explore the world behind art at Museo De Arte De Bayamon, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Antonio de Padua.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bayamon road trip app.

Bayamon is very close to San Juan. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Carolina.

Things to do in Bayamon

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Carolina

Carolina ©

Land of Giants

Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): do some rugged touring at Carabali Rainforest Park and then kick back and relax at Monserrate Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): look for gifts at Monkey Threads, then zoom along the surf with Ocean Pro Adventure - Jet Ski Tour & Boat Charters, and then head off the coast to Icacos Island.

Plan trip to Carolina with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Bayamon to Carolina by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Carolina can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Carolina

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

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Island
Icacos Island
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Off-Road / ATV Trail
Carabali Rainforest Park
4.6

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Museo de Arte de Ponce and Museo Castillo Serralles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Parque de Bombas and Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponce: Los Morrillos Lighthouse (in Cabo Rojo) and Island Scuba (in Guanica). There's more to do: admire the striking features of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe and contemplate the long history of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ponce travel route planner.

You can drive from Carolina to Ponce in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Carolina in September: highs in Ponce hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Caguas.

Things to do in Ponce

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Island Scuba
4.8

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Caguas

Caguas ©
Caguas, founded in 1775, is a city and municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico, south of San Juan and Trujillo Alto, west of Gurabo and San Lorenzo, east of Aguas Buenas, Cidra, and Cayey.Caguas is located 20mi (twenty minutes to an hour by car) from San Juan and 40mi (an hour and a half by car; it may take longer because of mountainous area in between the two cities) from Ponce. On the 26th (Sat), examine the collection at Caguas Tourism Office, delve into the lush surroundings at La Marquesa Forest Park, and then examine the collection at Museo del Tabaco Caguas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Caguas planning app.

Drive from Ponce to Caguas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Caguas

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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Specialty Museum
Museo del Tabaco Caguas
4.8

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