6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

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Culebra
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 3 nights
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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 16th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Culebra is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Culebra is 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Culebra, with lows of 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

San Juan

— 3 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Attractions like Condado Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, examine the collection at Museo del Tabaco Caguas, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. July in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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.