31 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

31 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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1
San Juan
— 7 nights
2
Ponce
— 5 nights
3
Isabela
— 4 nights
4
El Yunque National Forest
— 4 nights
5
Culebra
— 5 nights
6
Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights

7
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: Luquillo (Carabali Rainforest Park & Luquillo Beach) and Fajardo (Icacos Island & Kayaking & Canoeing). Make the 2nd (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Juan travel route planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Juan. In October in San Juan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Luquillo, Carolina, Fajardo, Museo del Deporte de Puerto Rico, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Climbing Tours
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

5
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Explore Ponce's surroundings by going to Aleli Tours - Day Tours (in La Parguera), Playa Sucia (in Cabo Rojo) and La Escalinata (in Yauco). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce, enjoy the sand and surf at Cana Gorda Beach, and tee off at Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponce driving holiday planner.

Drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Juan in October: highs in Ponce hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Isabela.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Puerto Rico, Salto de Collores, Aleli Tours - Day Tours, Cana Gorda Beach, Playa Sucia
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Aleli Tours - Day Tours ©
Aleli Tours - Day Tours
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

4
nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isabela: Cueva del Indio (in Arecibo), Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy (in Camuy) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Utuado). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Jobos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crashboat Beach, admire the masterpieces at Heaven's Gate Convent (Porta Coeli), and test your team's savvy at The Escape Room PR.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Isabela tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Isabela takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isabela

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Aguadilla, Puerto Hermina Beach, Cueva del Indio, Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, Horseback Riding Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours
Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy ©
Cueva del Indio ©
Cueva del Indio

4
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around El Yunque National Forest: Humacao (Palmas Del Mar Golf Club & Barefoot Travelers Kayak Tour to Monkey Island) and Palomino Island (in Las Croabas). Make the 18th (Sun) an awe-inspiring day at El Yunque Rain Forest.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest online road trip planner.

You can drive from Isabela to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Humacao, El Yunque National Forest, Palomino Island
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Palomino Island ©
Palomino Island

5
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip planner.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

5
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.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, take a tour by water with Marauder Sailing Charters - Private Tours, kick back and relax at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), and stroll through La Chiva.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. October in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Marauder Sailing Charters - Private Tours ©
Marauder Sailing Charters - Private Tours
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva

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