7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel route planner

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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Culebra
— 1 night
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Arecibo
— 2 nights
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to El Paso International Airport

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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sitio Histórico de San Juan and Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista. Go for a jaunt from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest to see El Yunque Rain Forest about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, look for gifts at Pure Soul Living, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip builder tool.

El Paso, USA to San Juan is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from El Paso to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from El Paso in December; daily highs in San Juan reach 85°F and lows reach 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Culebra road trip website.

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 December in Culebra, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Arecibo.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Arecibo

Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Aventura Cueva Ventana has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then explore the fascinating underground world of Aventura Cueva Ventana.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Arecibo day trip website.

Getting from Culebra to Arecibo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Culebra in December, with highs in Arecibo at 80°F and lows at 70°F. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Arecibo

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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.