13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Rincon
— 2 nights
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Ponce
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights

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Rincon

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Sucia and Scuba & Snorkeling. Visit El Faro Lighthouse and Los Morrillos Lighthouse for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Rincon: Horseback Riding Tours (in Utuado) and Crashboat Beach (in Aguadilla). There's more to do: look for gifts at Ocean State of Mind.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rincon sightseeing planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rincon is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Rincon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in October, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Horseback Riding Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Sucia ©
Playa Sucia

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 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hacienda Buena Vista and then discover the deep blue sea with Island Scuba. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind El Museo Castillo Serralles, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then admire the striking features of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ponce online day trip planner.

You can drive from Rincon to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Ponce can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Hacienda Buena Vista ©
Hacienda Buena Vista
Island Scuba ©
Island Scuba
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get in touch with nature at Cueva del Indio and Icacos Island. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paseo de la Princesa and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to Monkey Threads (in Luquillo) and Mini Boat Adventures (in Fajardo). It doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Americas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Juan road trip planner.

Getting from Ponce to San Juan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Mini Boat Adventures ©
Mini Boat Adventures
Cueva del Indio ©
Cueva del Indio

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see Jerry’s Jeep Rental, kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Culebra trip itinerary app.

Fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. October in Culebra sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

3
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Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

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.
Take a break from the city and head to La Chiva and Sun Bay Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Horseback Riding Tours. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and kick back and relax at Caracas Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques online trip maker.

Do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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