15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Bus + Fly:  14 h
1
San Juan
— 5 nights
Fly:  30 min
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h
4
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Reykjavik

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Plaza Las Americas and Feria Agricola De Luquillo. Visit Condado Beach and Luquillo Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to San Juan is an approximately 14- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, ferry, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, expect San Juan to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Luquillo, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
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 Tamarindo Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlos Rosario Beach, and stop by Zinkowski Art Studio.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip planner.

Culebra is just a stone's throw from San Juan. In February in Culebra, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

4
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.
Head to Fish Market and Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll get in some beach time at Sun Bay Beach and Secret Beach (Pata Prieta). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space, stop by Isla Vida, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Chiva, and delve into the distant past at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip builder app.

Getting from Culebra to Isla de Vieques by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In February, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Secret Beach (Pata Prieta) ©
Secret Beach (Pata Prieta)
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): look for gifts at Coqui International and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Coqui International
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Coqui International ©
Coqui International

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