11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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1
San Juan
— 3 nights
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
3
Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
For shopping fun, head to Plaza Las Americas or The Poet's Passage. Get a sense of the local culture at Old San Juan and Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind. Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: Coqui International (in Palmer), El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest) and Casa Escute (in Carolina). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, view the masterpieces at Depigment Art, have some family-friendly fun at Bounce Trampoline Park, and explore the world behind art at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip maker website.

Bogota, Colombia to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Bogota in January, you will find days in San Juan are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Carolina, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind, Coqui International, Luquillo Beach, El Yunque Rain Forest
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Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Historico de Culebra and Culebrita Lighthouse. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melones Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Culebra journey planner.

Getting from San Juan to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Isla de Vieques on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

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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.
Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Fish Marketfor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Isla de Vieques to Ceiba to see Reserva Natural Medio Mundo y Daguao about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, stop by Isla Vida, stroll through Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques tour itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Reserva Natural Medio Mundo y Daguao
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Scuba & Snorkeling

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