9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Orlando

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 10th (Wed): stop by Zinkowski Art Studio. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Culebra travel itinerary planner .

Orlando, USA to Culebra is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, flight, shuttle, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. 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 nights when traveling from Orlando in April since evenings lows in Culebra dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

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

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, contemplate the long history of San Juan National Historic Site, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan road trip app .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Malecon and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge and then kick back and relax at La Chiva.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip builder site .

Isla de Vieques is very close to San Juan. April in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

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