8 days in Orlando & Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Orlando & Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Orlando, United States
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly

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Orlando, United States

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 15th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Orlando International Airport, Orlando Sanford International Airport, Daytona Beach International Airport, Leesburg International Airport and Lakeland Linder International Airport. In March in Orlando, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Seafoam, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and finally stroll through Condado Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Juan holiday builder tool.

You can fly from Orlando to San Juan in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orlando to San Juan. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in March: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 85°F and lows are around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest trip site.

Traveling by car from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Culebra, Puerto Rico

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 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

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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 84°F in March, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.