8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico visit planner

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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
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Culebra
— 3 nights
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San Juan
— 1 night
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Isla de Vieques

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Caracas and Playa Navio. Get in touch with nature at Playa La Chiva and Playa Pata Prieta. Next up on the itinerary: tour in harmony with nature at Eco Tours, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, stroll through Playa Media Luna, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Isla de Vieques hover around 83°F and lows are around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Culebra

— 3 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Flamenco Beach and Playa Tamarindo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Playa Zoni. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Carlos Rosario.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Culebra visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In February in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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San Juan

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the San Juan day trip website.

You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In February in San Juan, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.