8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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1
Culebra
— 2 nights
2
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
3
San Juan
— 2 nights

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 16th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, thenstep off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then stroll through Zoni Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Flamenco Beach and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Culebra trip planning app.

Charleston, USA to Culebra is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Culebra when traveling from Charleston in June, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

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

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.
Visit Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva for some beach relaxation. Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach, delve into the distant past at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get engrossed in the history at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa. On your second day here, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan online trip maker.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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