5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
3
Culebra
— 2 nights
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San Juan

— 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 25th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan. Keep things going the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan route planner.

Durham, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durham to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Durham in March, with highs in San Juan at 85°F and lows at 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest tour planner.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. March in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Culebra

— 2 nights

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 28th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Culebra trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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.