3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

3 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary maker

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San Juan
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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 1 night
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Juan trip builder website.

Memphis, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Memphis to San Juan, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Memphis in December: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 85°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites
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Isla de Vieques

— 1 night

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.
On the 1st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Chiva and then stroll through Playa Caracas.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques travel route tool.

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, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Culebra

— 1 night

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 2nd (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Culebra trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In January in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Tours
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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.