5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Culebra
— 1 day
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

1
day
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 14th (Fri), get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Culebra travel itinerary planner .

Birmingham, USA to Culebra is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 79°F in Culebra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebra Public Library ©
Culebra Public Library

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Go for a jaunt from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest to see El Yunque Rain Forest about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, sample the fine beverages at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and steep yourself in history at San Juan National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the San Juan trip tool .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 78°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site

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