4 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

4 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel route planner

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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Taxi to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 1 night
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Chiva. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Malecon and then kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques online route planner.

New York City, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Isla de Vieques is 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Isla de Vieques, with lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Culebra road trip planning tool.

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. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
On the 2nd (Mon), take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest itinerary maker.

Fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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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.