8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Springfield

1
day
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 22nd (Fri), delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Springfield, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Springfield to El Yunque National Forest. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Springfield in November: high temperatures in El Yunque National Forest hover around 87°F and lows are around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bosque Nacional El Yunque
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
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, nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Flamenco Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, head off the coast to Culebrita Island, and kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Culebra vacation planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

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

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Campo Rico Ziplining Adventures. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Juan: Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and Museo del Tabaco Caguas (in Caguas). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and kick back and relax at Condado Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan online trip itinerary planner .

San Juan is very close to Culebra. November in San Juan sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi, Museo del Tabaco Caguas, Luquillo Beach
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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