11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ponce
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  30​min
4
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You've added Bioluminescent Bay, Rainforest Zipline Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, and other attractions to your itinerary. Old San Juan and San Juan National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Plaza Las Américas and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pine Grove Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the San Juan sightseeing planner.

Los Angeles, USA to San Juan is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to San Juan, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 78°F in San Juan. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fajardo, Pine Grove Beach
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

1
day
Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Horseback Riding Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Ponce trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ponce can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Ponce

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours
Casa Wiechers-Villaronga ©
Casa Wiechers-Villaronga

3
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 23rd (Wed), get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library and then enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Culebra travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ponce to Culebra in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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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.
On the 26th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Beach, kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, then take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, and finally enjoy the sea views from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Sun Bay, then steep yourself in history at Isabel Segunda, and then take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques sightseeing planner.

Isla de Vieques is very close to Culebra. August in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

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

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