8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico Trip Planner

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Culebra
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
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Culebra

— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 25th (Sun), kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach and then head off the coast to Culebrita.

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Boston, USA to Culebra is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Culebra is 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in February, with highs in Culebra at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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San Juan

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, contemplate the long history of Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, then stop by Spicy Caribbee, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Juan online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In February in San Juan, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Isla de Vieques is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Sun Bay, take in the waterfront at Malecon, stroll through Playa La Chiva, and get engrossed in the history at Museo El Fortin de Conde Mirasol.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques road trip planner.

Fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in March, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.