6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
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Ponce
— 1 night
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
4
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly

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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 18th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read San Juan trip planning site.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in San Juan are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are warmer (76°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

1
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Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, then examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, and then take a leisurely stroll along La Guancha.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ponce road trip app.

You can drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from San Juan in May, you will find days in Ponce are little chillier (83°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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El Yunque National Forest

Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Ponce to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. May in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Culebra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In May in Culebra, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.