8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Ponce
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Tampa

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza of Delights (Plaza de las Delicias).

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce travel route app .

Tampa, USA to Ponce is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tampa to Ponce due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 73°F in Ponce. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

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 29th (Thu): stroll through Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then stop by Zinkowski Art Studio.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Culebra trip planner .

Getting from Ponce to Culebra by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in November, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Lighthouse ©
Culebrita Lighthouse

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Visitor Center, and steep yourself in history at San Juan National Historic Site.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Juan online route builder .

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. In November, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site ©
San Juan National Historic Site

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