8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Isla de Vieques
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Culebra
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San Juan
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Isla de Vieques — 2 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.
On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Sun Bay.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner.

Norfolk, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Norfolk to Isla de Vieques. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Norfolk in February; daily highs in Isla de Vieques reach 83°F and lows reach 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Culebra.
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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 13th (Wed): browse the collection at Culebra Public Library and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa Zoni, tour the pleasant surroundings at Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Culebra trip builder.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In February in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.
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San Juan — 3 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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Old San Juan and Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista. Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to El Yunque National Forest (in El Yunque National Forest) and Playa Luquillo (in Luquillo). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, look for gifts at El Galpon, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, 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 17th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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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.