9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Tulum
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ponce
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: London

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 20th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of San Juan National Historic Site, get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then kick back and relax at Ocean Park Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan day trip app .

Sydney, Australia to San Juan is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Sydney to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In January in San Juan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Zipline
Highlights from your plan
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site
Zipline
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra, then stroll through Zoni Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carlos Rosario Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Culebra trip itinerary planning tool .

Culebra is very close to San Juan. In January in Culebra, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach

1
night
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stop by Ocean State of Mind, look for all kinds of wild species at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, then kick back and relax at Domes Beach, and finally examine the collection at El Faro Lighthouse.

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Getting from Culebra to Rincon by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. In January, daytime highs in Rincon are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Tres Palmas Marine Reserve ©
Tres Palmas Marine Reserve
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla de Caja de Muertos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, then see the interesting displays at El Museo Castillo Serralles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Casa Armstrong - Poventud.

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You can drive from Rincon to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Rincon in January, Ponce is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

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