6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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— 2 nights
San Juan
— 3 nights


Culebra — 2 nights

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 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Culebrita and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni.

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Denver, USA to Culebra is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Denver in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Culebra, with lows around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

San Juan — 3 nights

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Step out of San Juan with an excursion to El Yunque National Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, take a stroll through Old San Juan, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

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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, taxi, and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in San Juan are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Puerto Rico travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing
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.