8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Cayman Brac
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at El Faro Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at Playa Oeste Gallery, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rincon journey builder website .

Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands to Rincon is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cayman Brac to Rincon due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Crashboat Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse

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 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Culebra Public Library and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra day trip planning app .

Getting from Rincon to Culebra by combination of car and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. May in Culebra sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

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

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. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Old San Juan, kick back and relax at Condado Beach, get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, and sample the fine beverages at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan trip itinerary planner.

San Juan is very close to Culebra. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi, El Yunque Rain Forest
Highlights from your plan
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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