10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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

— 3 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, steep yourself in history at Old San Juan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Condado Beach, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Juan attractions planner.

Manchester, UK to San Juan is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Manchester to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect San Juan to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Isla de Vieques

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Caracas and then kick back and relax at Playa La Chiva. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier and then kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques driving holiday planner.

Fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Culebra

— 2 nights

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 14th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then head off the coast to Culebrita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

El Yunque National Forest

— 2 nights
On the 16th (Sat), stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In April, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.