11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rincon
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Salt Lake City

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, kick back and relax at Carlos Rosario Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip itinerary planning tool .

Salt Lake City, USA to Culebra is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Culebra. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in January: high temperatures in Culebra hover around 84°F and lows are around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse the exhibits of El Faro Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Playa Oeste Gallery, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Domes Beach, kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, and then kick back and relax at Playa Rompe Olas.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Rincon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, flight, and car. In January, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Aguadilla
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse

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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Secret Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to La Chiva and Caracas Beach. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay, take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum, and take in the waterfront at Malecon.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Rincon to Isla de Vieques in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. In January in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up 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

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get outdoors at Zipline and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Explore hidden gems such as La Mina Falls and San Juan Cemetery. Go for a jaunt from San Juan to Fajardo to see Kayaking & Canoeing about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Paseo de la Princesa, explore the world behind art at Walter Otero Contemporary Art, and take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Juan road trip app .

San Juan is very close to Isla de Vieques. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in January, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Fajardo, Zipline, La Mina Falls
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Zipline
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Kayaking & Canoeing

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