11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Culebra
— 1 night
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
3
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
4
San Juan
— 3 nights

1
night
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 16th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlos Rosario Beach, and then kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Culebra road trip planning tool.

Salt Lake City, USA to Culebra is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 3 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in January, with highs in Culebra at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, then explore the galleries of Playa Oeste Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Domes Beach, then kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, and then kick back and relax at Playa Rompe Olas.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rincon online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Rincon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. January in Rincon sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Caracas Beach and Sun Bay Beach. Explore hidden gems such as La Chiva and Mosquito Pier. And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get engrossed in the history at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum, and take in the waterfront at Malecon.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques travel site.

You can fly from Rincon to Isla de Vieques in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. January in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and Kayaking & Canoeing. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and Paseo de la Princesa. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see Zipline in Rio Grande, approximately Rio Grande away. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of The Poet's Passage and view the masterpieces at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Juan trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls), Zipline, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery

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