8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
San Juan

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, museums, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of San Juan National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and take a stroll through Old San Juan.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan trip itinerary builder site .

Dublin, Ireland to San Juan is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to San Juan is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect San Juan to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Climbing Tours
Old San Juan ©
Old 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): browse the collection at Culebra Public Library and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra trip website .

Culebra is just a stone's throw from San Juan. May in Culebra sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

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

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In May, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

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