6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico route planner

Make it your trip
— 2 nights
Fly to Vieques, Taxi to Isla de Vieques
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
San Juan
— 1 night



— 2 nights

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 next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Flamenco Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Culebra trip itinerary planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Culebra is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Culebra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, Culebra is a bit warmer at night with lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Isla de Vieques

— 2 nights

Isla Nena

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 22nd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Museo El Fortin de Conde Mirasol and then enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Sun Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa Caracas, admire the landmark architecture of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Media Luna.

Plan my day in Isla de Vieques using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Culebra to Isla de Vieques by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planner.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Puerto Rico travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.