13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
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Ceiba
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Culebra
— 3 nights
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Ceiba
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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
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Ceiba
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
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Ceiba
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San Juan
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San Juan

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Playa Mar Chiquita, Playa Isla Verde and La Placita de Santurce.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read San Juan trip itinerary maker app.

Boston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Boston in January; daily highs in San Juan reach 84°F and lows reach 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Ceiba.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Ceiba

Ceiba is a small municipality in northeast Puerto Rico (U.S.). To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Ceiba road trip planning website.

Getting from San Juan to Ceiba by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and car. In January in Ceiba, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 72°F at night. You will leave for Culebra on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Ceiba

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Culebra National Wildlife and then kick back and relax at Melones Beach.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Culebra online trip builder.

Fly from Ceiba to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in January, and nighttime lows around 73°F. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ceiba.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:

Ceiba

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ceiba attractions planning app.

Getting from Culebra to Ceiba by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. You'll set off for El Yunque National Forest on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Ceiba

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

El Yunque National Forest

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at El Yunque and then admire the sheer force of Cataratas Juan Diego. On your second day here, stroll through Angelito Trail, then see the interesting displays at El Portal Tropical Forest Center, and then play a few rounds at Wyndham Rio Mar Golf Club.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ceiba to El Yunque National Forest takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ceiba.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:

Ceiba

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Reserva Natural Medio Mundo y Daguao.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ceiba route planning website.

Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Ceiba by car takes about an hour. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Ceiba

Beaches · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa Pata Prieta and La Plata Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at El Viequense Sea Tours and Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques journey planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Ceiba to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ceiba.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:

Ceiba

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ceiba holiday builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Isla de Vieques to Ceiba in 2 hours. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to San Juan.

Things to do in Ceiba

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 9:

San Juan

— 1 night

Walled City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Playa Isla Verde as well as La Placita de Santurce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): visit La Placita de Santurce and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Isla Verde.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ceiba to San Juan in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Beaches · Parks · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 9:

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.