7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

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San Juan
— 2 nights
Cabo Rojo
— 2 nights
— 2 nights


San Juan

— 2 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Plaza Las Americas. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan and then buy something for everyone on your list at Plaza Las Americas.

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

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Juan is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Washington DC in June since evenings lows in San Juan dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cabo Rojo.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Cabo Rojo

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salt Flats and Wildlife Refuge, then kick back and relax at Buye Beach, and then stroll through Balneario de Boqueron.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Cabo Rojo sightseeing planner.

You can drive from San Juan to Cabo Rojo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Cabo Rojo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife


— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Get some cultural insight at Culebrita Lighthouse and Museo Historico de Culebra. Get in touch with nature at Flamenco Beach and Zoni Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Tamarindo Beach and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Cabo Rojo to Culebra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, and ferry. In June in Culebra, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 79°F at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

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.