5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 2 nights
2
Culebra
— 2 nights

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa.

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Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in September; daily highs in San Juan reach 90°F and lows reach 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

El Yunque Rain Forest
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 4th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, and then stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

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