9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by El Galpon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan. On your second day here, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Cedar Rapids, USA to San Juan is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cedar Rapids to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Cedar Rapids in February, with highs in San Juan at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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Old San Juan
4.7
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Food Tours
4.9

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Culebra

Culebra ©

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 8th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. On the next day, stroll through Zoni Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra holiday planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Culebrita Island
4.8
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Beach
Zoni Beach
4.7

2
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Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

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.
On the 10th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and then stroll through La Chiva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Malecon and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. February in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Water Body
Sun Bay Beach
4.6
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Beach
La Chiva
4.8

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Coqui International
4.9

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