8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
— 3 nights
Fly to Vieques, Taxi to Isla de Vieques
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights


El Yunque National Forest

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

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Norfolk, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to El Yunque National Forest is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Norfolk in February, with highs in El Yunque National Forest at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Highlights from your trip


— 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.
Family-friendly places like Flamenco Beach and Tamarindo Beach will thrill your kids. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Zoni Beach and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brava Beach, see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library, and enjoy the sand and surf at Carlos Rosario Beach.

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Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. February in Culebra sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Sun Bay Beach and Caracas Beach. Family-friendly places like Media Luna Beach and La Chiva will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge and take a leisurely stroll along Malecon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Isla de Vieques road trip site.

Getting from Culebra to Isla de Vieques by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or ride a ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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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.