6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Ponce
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Diego

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 11th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of La Guancha, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then examine the collection at Parque de Bombas.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponce travel itinerary planner.

San Diego, USA to Ponce is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Ponce, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in September, expect Ponce to be a bit warmer, temps between 88°F and 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas
La Guancha ©
La Guancha

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 12th (Tue), kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Culebra trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ponce to Culebra in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of San Juan National Historic Site, stroll the grounds of San Juan Cemetery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Juan holiday planner.

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. In September, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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