5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  30 min
2
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h
End: Washington DC

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Take a break from San Juan with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Old San Juan, enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Juan trip builder website.

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to San Juan. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get much hotter in San Juan: highs are around 85°F and lows about 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

1
night
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 18th (Wed), stroll through Flamenco Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra route maker.

Culebra is just a stone's throw from San Juan. In December, daytime highs in Culebra are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach

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