6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary planner

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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Ferry
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Fajardo
— 1 night
Ferry
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Drive to Rincon
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Rincon
— 1 night
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Isla de Vieques

— 1 night

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.
You've now added Vieques Paddleboarding to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Isla de Vieques online trip builder.

Washington DC, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Isla de Vieques, with lows of 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Fajardo.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Wildlife · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Fajardo

— 1 night
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. You've now added Yunque Ziplining to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sun), whizz through the canopy at Yunque Ziplining, look for gifts at Caribbean Trading Company Store, and then head off the coast to Icacos Island.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fajardo online trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Isla de Vieques to Fajardo in 2 hours. In July in Fajardo, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Culebra.

Things to do in Fajardo

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

Culebra

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then stroll through Tamarindo Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fajardo to Culebra in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Rincon

— 1 night

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sea views from Punta Higuera Light House, and then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rincon itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Culebra to Rincon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, shuttle, and car. In July, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.