8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Newark
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Maricao
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

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 next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip itinerary planning site .

Newark, USA to Culebra is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. Traveling from Newark to Culebra, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Culebra is somewhat warmer than Newark - with highs of 89°F and lows of 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maricao.

Things to do in Culebra

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

1
night
Maricao

Maricao ©
Maricao is the second-least populous municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.); it is located at the western edge of the Cordillera Central. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Curet Waterfall, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of San German, and then explore the world behind art at MARA San German's Museum of Art.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Maricao trip maker app .

Getting from Culebra to Maricao by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daily temperatures in Maricao can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Maricao

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

San German
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Salto Curet Waterfall ©
Salto Curet Waterfall

4
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. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, kick back and relax at Condado Beach, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Juan road trip planning site .

Drive from Maricao to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In June in San Juan, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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