32 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

32 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico visit planner

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San Juan
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ponce
— 4 nights
Drive
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Isabela
— 5 nights
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 6 nights
Taxi to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 8 nights
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San Juan

— 5 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aquatica as well as Real PR Tours. Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa Luquillo and Paseo de la Princesa. Step out of San Juan with an excursion to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Las Americas, pause for some photo ops at Plaza Colon, and kick back and relax at Condado Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip itinerary planning website.

Norfolk, USA to San Juan is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Norfolk to San Juan. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Juan when traveling from Norfolk in June, with lows around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce

— 4 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. You've now added Batey Zipline Adventure to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Museo de Arte de Ponce and La Guancha de Ponce. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponce: Island Scuba (in Guanica), Cana Gorda Beach (in Playa de Guanica) and La Escalinata (in Yauco). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Museo Castillo Serralles, steep yourself in history at Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, and look for gifts at Utopia.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce sightseeing planner.

You can drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. While traveling from San Juan, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ponce, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Isabela.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Isabela

— 5 nights
Isabela is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the north-western region of the island, north of San Sebastián; west of Quebradillas; and east of Aguadilla and Moca. Tanama River Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy and Aventura Cueva Ventana. Get out of town with these interesting Isabela side-trips: Arecibo (Cueva del Indio & Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Jobos Beach, kick back and relax at Playa Crashboat, make a trip to Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Isabela trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ponce to Isabela in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Isabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Isla de Vieques

— 6 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Waters Caribbean Adventures as well as Vieques Paddleboarding. Bring the kids along to Balneario Sun Bay and Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Chiva, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Pata Prieta, steep yourself in history at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and step off the mainland to explore Vieques Island.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Isabela to Isla de Vieques in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, taxi, and ferry. June in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Culebra

— 8 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Culebra Island Adventures. Bring the kids along to Flamenco Beach and Playa Zoni. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Culebrita, kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, and examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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.