15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Rincon
— 3 nights
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Culebra
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
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San Juan — 2 nights

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Paseo de la Princesa. Get some cultural insight at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and Walter Otero Contemporary Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Juan: El Yunque National Forest (Yokahu Observation Tower & Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)) and Zipline (in Rio Grande).

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London, UK to San Juan is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to San Juan, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much hotter in San Juan: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Ponce — 2 nights

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hacienda Buena Vista, appreciate the history behind Museo Castillo Serralles, then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

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You can drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. When traveling from San Juan in April, plan for slightly colder days in Ponce, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
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Rincon — 3 nights

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Visit Playa Crashboat and Playa Sucia for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Faro de Punta Higuera and Playa Oeste Gallery. When in Rincon, make a side trip to see Faro Los Morrillos in Cabo Rojo, approximately Cabo Rojo away. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Domes Beach, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve.

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You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Ponce in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rincon, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Culebra.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Culebra — 2 nights

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni, and then head off the coast to Culebrita. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Tamarindo, then kick back and relax at Playa Carlos Rosario, and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra day trip website.

Getting from Rincon to Culebra by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. April in Culebra sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Isla de Vieques — 3 nights

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.
Museo El Fortin de Conde Mirasol and Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Caracas and Playa La Chiva. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, make a trip to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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You can fly from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing
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.