15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico Trip Planner

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San Juan
— 5 nights
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Culebra
— 4 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
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San Juan

— 5 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Luquillo and Pine Grove Beach. Visiting El Yunque Rain Forest and Climbing Tours will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Condado Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, push the limits with an extreme tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Juan trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Juan when traveling from Philadelphia in June, with lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Culebra

— 4 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Relax by the water at Flamenco Beach and Playa Carlos Rosario. Get in touch with nature at Playa Zoni and Culebrita. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Tamarindo, enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip builder tool.

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, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Isla de Vieques

— 5 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.
Get outdoors at Balneario Sun Bay and Playa La Chiva. We've included these beaches for you: Playa Media Luna and Black Sand Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caracas, admire the landmark architecture of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and get engrossed in the history at Museo El Fortin de Conde Mirasol.

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

You can fly from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.