9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 1 night
2
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
3
Culebra
— 4 nights

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 9th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, thencontemplate the long history of Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa. Keep things going the next day: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Luquillo Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip planner.

Seattle, USA to San Juan is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to San Juan is 4 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Seattle in March; daily highs in San Juan reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Luquillo Beach
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

2
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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 11th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum and then explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques online holiday planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

4
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Take a break from the city and head to Flamenco Beach and Carlos Rosario Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Historico de Culebra and Culebrita Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library, and stroll through Tamarindo Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Culebra itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Culebra are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

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

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