8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Culebra
— 4 nights
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Family-friendly places like Old San Juan and Food Tours will thrill your kids. Make the 6th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa, and stop by El Galpon.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in San Juan at 90°F and lows at 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Family-friendly places like Flamenco Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, see Jerry’s Jeep Rental, see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, and stroll through Culebra National Wildlife Refuge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip builder.

Getting from San Juan to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In September in Culebra, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.