5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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


San Juan

— 1 night

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, then steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

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Tallahassee, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallahassee to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tallahassee in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Juan, with lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

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Traveling by car from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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— 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

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Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Culebra are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Puerto Rico travel guide

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.