6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 1 day
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
day
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate the long history of San Juan National Historic Site, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de la Princesa.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Juan holiday planning tool .

San Francisco, USA to San Juan is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from San Francisco to San Juan, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in San Juan to be much warmer, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa

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 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra, enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, and then kick back and relax at Carlos Rosario Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Culebra trip planner .

Culebra is just a short distance from San Juan. In April, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach

2
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.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Malecon and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at La Chiva.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques driving holiday tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

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