7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

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): explore the different monuments and memorials at San Juan Cemetery.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Juan online day trip planner .

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in March, things will get much warmer in San Juan: highs are around 85°F and lows about 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rincon.

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

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 16th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Rompe Olas. Keep things going the next day: stop by Ocean State of Mind, then take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, then kick back and relax at Domes Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Sandy Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from San Juan to Rincon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Get outdoors at Culebrita Island and Zoni Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tamarindo Beach and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlos Rosario Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Culebra trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rincon in March since evenings lows in Culebra dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach

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