8 days in Jacksonville & Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Jacksonville & Puerto Rico Itinerary

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1
Jacksonville, United States
— 2 nights
2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
3
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
4
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
5
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights

2
nights
Jacksonville, United States

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
On the 29th (Sat), tee off at TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course. Here are some ideas for day two: deepen your understanding at Flagler College, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, thensample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, and finally stroll the grounds of Tolomato Cemetery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jacksonville journey planner.

Charlotte to Jacksonville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Amelia Island, TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course
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St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

1
night
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 1st (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, thenget to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Juan online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Jacksonville to San Juan takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to San Juan. In August, daytime highs in San Juan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

1
night
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 3rd (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Wildlife Parks
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
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 4th (Fri): stroll through Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Melones Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

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Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

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