5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
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Carolina
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  45 min
2
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  1 h 45 min
3
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  2 h
4
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Fly:  30 min
5
San Juan
— 1 day
Fly:  7 h
End: Orlando, Florida

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Carolina

Carolina
Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): try your luck at Oasis Casino at Embassy Suites San Juan.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Carolina vacation maker site.

Orlando, USA to Carolina is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Carolina due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in November, expect Carolina to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Carolina

Casinos Fun & Games
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Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll through Flamenco Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Carolina to Culebra in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. November in Culebra sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ponce.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Lighthouse ©
Culebrita Lighthouse

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, then examine the collection at El Museo Castillo Serralles, and then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ponce online route builder.

Getting from Culebra to Ponce by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Ponce can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques road trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Ponce to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches Outdoors Nature
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach

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San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 6th (Mon), look for gifts at Ole Puerto Rico, then stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip planner.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to San Juan by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. November in San Juan sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Puerto Rican Art & Crafts ©
Puerto Rican Art & Crafts
Ole Puerto Rico ©
Ole Puerto Rico

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