8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 day
— 3 nights
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights


El Yunque National Forest — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque National Forest.

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Norfolk, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to El Yunque National Forest is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Norfolk in February, with highs in El Yunque National Forest at 84°F and lows at 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Culebra.
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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.
Family-friendly places like Flamenco Beach and Playa Zoni will thrill your kids. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Tamarindo and Brava Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Carlos Rosario, see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

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Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. February in Culebra sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Isla de Vieques.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Isla de Vieques — 3 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Balneario Sun Bay and Playa Caracas. Family-friendly places like Playa Media Luna and Vieques National Wildlife Refuge will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Chiva, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the waterfront at Malecon.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip website.

You can fly from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. February in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 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

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.