5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 17th (Sun), stroll the grounds of San Juan Cemetery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan day trip site .

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in February, things will get much warmer in San Juan: highs are around 84°F and lows about 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

2
nights
Rincon

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 19th (Tue), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Domes Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Beach, and then stroll through Steps Beach.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rincon travel website .

Drive from San Juan to Rincon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. February in Rincon sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

1
night
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach

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