6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Culebra
— 1 night
2
Ponce
— 1 night
3
Rincon
— Few hours
4
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
5
San Juan
— 2 nights

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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.
For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra attractions planner.

Atlanta, USA to Culebra is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Culebra, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Culebra, with lows around 79°F. You will leave for Ponce on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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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 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, then explore the galleries of El Museo Castillo Serralles, and then examine the collection at Parque de Bombas.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponce holiday tool.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Culebra to Ponce in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In September in Ponce, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites
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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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Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 9th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, browse the exhibits of Playa Oeste Gallery, and then look for gifts at The Uncharted Studio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rincon travel planner.

You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in September, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Rincon

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
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Playa Oeste Gallery ©
Playa Oeste Gallery
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
The Uncharted Studio ©
The Uncharted Studio

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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.
On the 10th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, and then kick back and relax at Caracas Beach.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Rincon to Isla de Vieques in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and ferry. September in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

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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 11th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, then look for gifts at Spicy Caribbee, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Princesa, stop by Ole Puerto Rico, and then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery

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