5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Luquillo Beach and Mini Boat Adventures. Change things up with a short trip to Monkey Threads in Luquillo (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip website.

Houston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to San Juan is 2 hours. Traveling from Houston in October, expect San Juan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Mini Boat Adventures ©
Mini Boat Adventures

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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 17th (Sat): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Flamenco Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Culebra trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In October in Culebra, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

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

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 18th (Sun), stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest tour planning website.

Getting from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In October in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

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

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