8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel planner

Make it your trip
— 1 night
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Culebra
— 3 nights
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights



— 1 night


A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
On the 11th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Playa Crashboat, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Rompe Olas. On your second day here, stroll through Domes Beach, then kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, and then look for gifts at Tres Puertas Art Gallery & Blue Mermaid Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rincon trip planner.

Norfolk, USA to Rincon is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to Rincon is 1 hour. Traveling from Norfolk in February, things will get much warmer in Rincon: highs are around 85°F and lows about 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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— 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.
Kids will enjoy Flamenco Beach and Playa Carlos Rosario. Get outdoors at Playa Tamarindo and Culebrita. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Zoni.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Culebra road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Rincon to Culebra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Isla de Vieques

— 2 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.
On the 16th (Sat), deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Eco Tours and then kick back and relax at Playa Media Luna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Playa Caracas.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques planning site.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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.