8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luquillo
— 2 nights
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
3
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights

2
nights
Luquillo

Luquillo ©
Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick back and relax at Luquillo Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then stroll through Angelito Trail. On the next day, examine the collection at El Portal Tropical Forest Center, then stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest, and then stop by Monkey Threads.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luquillo tour itinerary maker website.

Houston, USA to Luquillo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Houston to Luquillo. When traveling from Houston in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Luquillo: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Luquillo

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

El Yunque National Forest, Zipline
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Zipline

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, then head off the coast to Culebrita Island, and then visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Culebra trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Luquillo to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Culebra are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

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
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Attractions like Sun Bay Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Chiva, explore the ancient world of El Hombre de Puerto Ferro, enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach, and take in the waterfront at Malecon.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

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