7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
4
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Fly

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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, look for gifts at Seafoam, enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip maker tool.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, San Juan is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Beaches

Side 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 18th (Wed): see Jerry’s Jeep Rental and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Zoni Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra online route planner.

Getting from San Juan to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Culebra are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest day trip site.

Fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In November, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Isla de Vieques

Isla Nena

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva and then take a tour by water with Marauder Sailing Charters - Private Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

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.