8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Arecibo
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Arecibo
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 1 day
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Ferry to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive
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Aguadilla
— 1 night
Drive
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Lajas
— 1 night
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Arecibo

— 1 night
Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Aventura Cueva Ventana has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): Head underground at Aventura Cueva Ventana and then enjoy the sea views from Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Arecibo tour itinerary app.

Atlanta, USA to Arecibo is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. July in Arecibo sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Arecibo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Culebra online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Arecibo to Culebra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and ferry. July in Culebra sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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San Juan

— 1 day

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 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, then steep yourself in history at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Juan online visit planner.

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 and shuttle. July in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Isla de Vieques

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at La Chiva.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. July in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. July in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Aguadilla.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Museums
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Aguadilla

— 1 night

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Monumento al Cacique Mabodamaca.

Plan a Aguadilla trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Aguadilla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 75°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lajas.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Lajas

— 1 night
Lajas is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in southwestern Puerto Rico, on the southern coast of the island, bordering the Caribbean Sea, south of San Germán and Sabana Grande; east of Cabo Rojo; and west of Guánica. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Balneario de Boqueron.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lajas vacation maker site.

You can drive from Aguadilla to Lajas in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lajas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.