6 days in Charlotte & Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Charlotte & Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Charlotte, United States
— 1 day
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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 1 day
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Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights

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Charlotte, United States

Charlotte ©

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take a stroll through SouthPark, then take in the exciting artwork at Foundation For The Carolinas, and then get some fabulous bargains at Concord Mills.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Charlotte day trip planning site.

Columbia to Charlotte is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Columbia in December since evenings lows in Charlotte dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Charlotte

Shopping · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Concord Mills ©
Concord Mills
Foundation For The Carolinas ©
Foundation For The Carolinas

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, explore the galleries of Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space, view the masterpieces at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Isla Vida, and finally hunt for treasures at Fish Market.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques travel route planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Isla de Vieques in 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Isla de Vieques. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Charlotte in December: high temperatures in Isla de Vieques hover around 84°F and lows are around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space ©
Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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Culebra, Puerto Rico

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 25th (Wed): stroll through Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, kick back and relax at Carlos Rosario Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra online trip builder.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Culebra by combination of car and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

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

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get some fabulous bargains at Coach Outlet Store, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and finally look for gifts at Pure Soul Living.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Juan trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. December in San Juan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Pure Soul Living ©
Pure Soul Living
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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