6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Culebra
— 2 nights


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.
Step out of San Juan with an excursion to El Yunque National Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old San Juan, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, and make a trip to Biaggi & Faure Fine Art.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Juan online itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Juan is 1 hour. While traveling from Newark, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Juan, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Ponce.
Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Ponce — 1 night

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): appreciate the history behind Museo Castillo Serralles and then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Ponce holiday planner.

Drive from San Juan to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. While traveling from San Juan, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ponce, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Culebra.
Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), stroll through Flamenco Beach.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra tour builder app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Ponce to Culebra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Ponce in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Culebra: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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.