10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel planner

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San Juan
— 6 nights
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Culebra
— 1 night
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San Juan

— 6 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest), Museo de Arte de Ponce (in Ponce) and Playa Luquillo (in Luquillo). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, make a trip to Calle del Cristo, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, and wander the streets of Old San Juan.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan online day trip planner.

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 85°F and lows are around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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Culebra

— 1 night

Little Island

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 17th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Culebrita and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Culebra day trip planning tool.

You can fly from San Juan to Culebra in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Culebra are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.