8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 3 nights
2
Culebra
— 2 nights

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Take a break from San Juan with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Juan tour itinerary maker.

Dublin, Ireland to San Juan is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Dublin in August, expect San Juan to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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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

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 25th (Sun), browse the collection at Culebra Public Library and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra route maker.

You can fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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