18 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

18 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
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Culebra
— 4 nights
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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
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Isabela
— 1 night
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Ponce
— 1 night
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San Juan
— 5 nights

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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.
Attractions like Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Marauder Sailing Charters - Private Tours, kick back and relax at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and look for gifts at Isla Vida.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques online itinerary planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Isla de Vieques, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, you will find days in Isla de Vieques are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are much hotter (76°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

4
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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.
Attractions like Flamenco Beach and Culebrita Island make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, soothe aching muscles at Culebra Yoga, and see Jerry’s Jeep Rental.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra travel planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Palmas Del Mar Golf Club and then get interesting insight from Barefoot Travelers Kayak Tour to Monkey Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In October, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Isabela.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Palmas Del Mar Golf Club ©
Palmas Del Mar Golf Club

1
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Isabela

Isabela ©
Isabela is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the north-western region of the island, north of San Sebastián; west of Quebradillas; and east of Aguadilla and Moca. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach, then kick back and relax at Jobos Beach, then make a trip to Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Hermina Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Isabela trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to Isabela in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In October in Isabela, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Isabela

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Jobos Beach ©
Jobos Beach
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Puerto Hermina Beach ©
Puerto Hermina Beach

1
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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then take a leisurely stroll along La Guancha.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ponce online travel route planner.

You can drive from Isabela to Ponce in 2 hours. October in Ponce sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
La Guancha ©
La Guancha
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Old San Juan and Luquillo Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: Caguas Tourism Office (in Caguas) and Carabali Rainforest Park (in Luquillo). Make the 31st (Sat) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan holiday planning website.

You can drive from Ponce to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In October in San Juan, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach

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