5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 1 night
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 2 nights

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Walter Otero Contemporary Art, then sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, then stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Juan trip planner.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Juan. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit warmer days in San Juan, with highs around 90°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico ©
Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest online journey planner.

You can drive from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. October in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

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Culebra

Culebra ©

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 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): see Jerry’s Jeep Rental and then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach.

Plan my trip to Culebra with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

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