15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip maker

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San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rincon
— 3 nights
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Culebra
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
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San Juan

— 2 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Yokahu Observation Tower. Get some cultural insight at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and Paseo de la Princesa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Juan: Zipline (in Rio Grande) and Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) (in El Yunque National Forest). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read San Juan trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Juan is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from London to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In April, San Juan is much warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:

Ponce

— 2 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hacienda Buena Vista, appreciate the history behind Museo Castillo Serralles, then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

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You can drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. When traveling from San Juan in April, plan for slightly colder days in Ponce, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:

Rincon

— 3 nights

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Visit Playa Crashboat and Domes Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Faro de Punta Higuera and Faro Los Morrillos. When in Rincon, make a side trip to see Playa Sucia in Cabo Rojo, approximately Cabo Rojo away. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe, stroll through Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, and kick back and relax at Sandy Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rincon online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ponce in April since evenings lows in Rincon dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni, and then head off the coast to Culebrita. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Tamarindo, then kick back and relax at Playa Carlos Rosario, and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra day trip website.

Getting from Rincon to Culebra by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. April in Culebra sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:

Isla de Vieques

— 3 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.
Museo El Fortin de Conde Mirasol and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Caracas and Balneario Sun Bay. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa La Chiva, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, get a taste of the local shopping with Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.