7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico vacation planner

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San Juan
— 2 nights
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
— 2 nights


San Juan

— 2 nights

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 15th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Juan is 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in April, you will find days in San Juan are a bit warmer (87°F), and nights are warmer (75°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge and then stroll through Playa La Chiva.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques travel route planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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— 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 20th (Sat), get advice or help at Culebra Public Library and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Playa Zoni.

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You can fly from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April in Culebra, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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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.