11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  30 min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  30 min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Stockholm

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
San Juan National Historic Site and Old San Juan will appeal to history buffs. Head to Plaza Las Américas and Caribbean Trading Company Storefor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Puerto Rico Premium Outlets (in Barceloneta) and The El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Puerto Rican Art & Crafts and get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of San Juan Bautista.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Juan vacation trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to San Juan is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to San Juan is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in December, expect San Juan to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Caribbean Trading Company Store, Puerto Rico Premium Outlets
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 27th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra travel itinerary creator.

Culebra is very close to San Juan. In December, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

2
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sun Bay and Blue Beach. Relax by the water at Media Luna Beach and Caracas Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Beach and steep yourself in history at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques trip generator.

Isla de Vieques is just a short distance from Culebra. December in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

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