6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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— 1 night
San Juan
— 3 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 19th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island and then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Culebra trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Culebra is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Culebra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Culebra: highs are around 88°F and lows about 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately El Yunque National Forest away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old San Juan, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Juan tour itinerary builder app.

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. In October in San Juan, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

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.