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 to Vieques, Taxi to Isla de Vieques
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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 Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and Paseo de la Princesa. Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Rio Grande), El Yunque National Forest (Yokahu Observation Tower & Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Fajardo). There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

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London, UK to San Juan is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much hotter in San Juan: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · 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 and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Hacienda Buena Vista, browse the exhibits of Museo Castillo Serralles, then examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

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Traveling by car from San Juan to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. While traveling from San Juan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ponce, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Historic Sites · Museums
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 Crashboat Beach and Playa Sucia for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Faro de Punta Higuera and Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe. When in Rincon, make a side trip to see Faro Los Morrillos in Cabo Rojo, approximately Cabo Rojo away. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve.

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You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rincon when traveling from Ponce in April, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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 Zoni Beach, and then head off the coast to Culebrita. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, then kick back and relax at Playa Carlos Rosario, and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

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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 travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · 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 Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Caracas Beach and Playa La Chiva. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, make a trip to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or 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 · Parks · Beaches · 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.