7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rincon
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra road trip app .

New York City, USA to Culebra is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get much hotter in Culebra: highs are around 85°F and lows about 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa, steep yourself in history at San Juan National Historic Site, then stroll the grounds of San Juan Cemetery, and finally appreciate the history behind Holocaust Memorial Monument. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, look for gifts at Coqui el Original, and then make a trip to San Juan Gate.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Juan tour itinerary maker site .

San Juan is very close to Culebra. In April in San Juan, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa

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nights
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 17th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, get interesting insight from Tours, and then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Domes Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, and then look for gifts at Ocean State of Mind.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rincon online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from San Juan to Rincon in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Crashboat Beach
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

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