8 days in Culebra & San Juan Itinerary

8 days in Culebra & San Juan Itinerary

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Culebra
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San Juan
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Culebra

— 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.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, head off the coast to Culebrita, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Zoni.

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Houston, USA to Culebra is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Houston to Culebra. When traveling from Houston in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Culebra, with highs around 85°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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San Juan

— 5 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.
When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately El Yunque National Forest away. Make the 18th (Sat) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, don't miss a visit to Plaza de La Democracia, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, and take a stroll through Old San Juan.

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You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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