5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip maker

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San Juan
— 1 night
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Orocovis
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 1 night
Fly
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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San Juan

— 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Juan trip planner.

Houston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Houston to San Juan due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in September, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Orocovis.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Orocovis

— 1 night
Orocovis is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the Central Mountain Range, north of Villalba and Coamo; south of Morovis and Corozal; southeast of Ciales; east of Jayuya; and west of Barranquitas. You've now added Toro Verde to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sat), tee off at Bahia Beach Plantation and then get the adrenaline pumping with Toro Verde.

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Traveling by car from San Juan to Orocovis takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from San Juan in September, plan for little chillier days in Orocovis, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in Orocovis

Outdoors · Golf · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
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Culebra

— 1 night

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 26th (Sun), stroll through Culebra National Wildlife Refuge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Orocovis to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. September in Culebra sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

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You can fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
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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.