8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 1 night
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Culebra
— 3 nights
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights


Rincon — 1 night


A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stroll through Playa Crashboat, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Rompe Olas. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, and then look for gifts at Tres Puertas Art Gallery & Blue Mermaid Gift Shop.

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Norfolk, USA to Rincon is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Norfolk to Rincon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Norfolk in February: high temperatures in Rincon hover around 85°F and lows are around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Culebra.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Culebra — 3 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Playa Carlos Rosario and Playa Zoni. Get in touch with nature at Brava Beach and Playa Tamarindo. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Culebra National Wildlife Refuge and head off the coast to Culebrita.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rincon to Culebra in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In February in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Isla de Vieques.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Media Luna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Playa Caracas.

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You can fly from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In February, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
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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.