8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Washington DC

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Step out of San Juan to go to El Yunque National Forest and see El Yunque Rain Forest, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Old San Juan, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Americas, look for gifts at Marisel Herbal Bath & Body, and sample the fine beverages at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Juan trip itinerary maker .

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 78°F in San Juan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, outdoors, nature, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra, and stroll through Tamarindo Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Culebra, use our trip itinerary maker.

Culebra is very close to San Juan. In August, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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