10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Fort Wayne

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the waterfront at Malecon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach, and then stroll through Navio Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip planner.

Fort Wayne, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Wayne to Isla de Vieques due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Wayne in August, with highs in Isla de Vieques at 88°F and lows at 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Navio Beach ©
Navio Beach

2
nights
Rincon

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 8th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, and then explore the galleries of El Faro Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, view the masterpieces at Playa Oeste Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Buye Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rincon driving holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to Rincon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. In August, daytime highs in Rincon are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Buye Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
Buye Beach ©
Buye Beach

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Culebrita Lighthouse and Museo Historico de Culebra. Step out of the city life by going to Culebrita Island and Carlos Rosario Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Culebra trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. In August in Culebra, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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 13th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of San Juan National Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary planner .

San Juan is very close to Culebra. August in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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