7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Culebra
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 15th (Mon), sample the fine beverages at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip builder .

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: highs in San Juan hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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 18th (Thu), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then explore the activities along Sun Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and then kick back and relax at La Chiva.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques day trip planning site .

Isla de Vieques is just a short distance from San Juan. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

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nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library and then stroll through Flamenco Beach. On the next day, stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Culebra road trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

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