7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Ponce
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Ponce
— 1 night
Drive
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Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Culebra
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Culebra
— 1 night
Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly

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Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 14th (Sun), examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, examine the collection at Museo Castillo Serralles, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally step off the mainland to explore Isla de Caja de Muertos.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce online trip maker.

Atlanta, USA to Ponce is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Ponce can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Rincon

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, then enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Punta Higuera Light House. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Gozalandia Waterfall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Buye Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Traveling by car from Ponce to Rincon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. In July, daytime highs in Rincon are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

1
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Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, head off the coast to Culebrita Island, then examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra, and finally stroll through Tamarindo Beach.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Culebra road trip tool.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Rincon to Culebra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

2
nights
San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Balneario Luquillo, then get interesting insight from Tours, then stroll through Ocean Park Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa Vega Baja, kick back and relax at Playa Mar Chiquita, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Juan day trip app.

You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in San Juan are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

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.