13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan
— 3 nights
2
Ponce
— 1 night
3
Fajardo
— 1 night
4
Culebra
— 3 nights
5
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
6
San Juan
— 1 night

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Carolina Beach and Luquillo Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paseo de la Princesa and Old San Juan. Spend the 23rd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, don't miss a visit to La Puerta de San Juan, browse the exhibits of Walter Otero Contemporary Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Juan tour app.

Durham, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Durham in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Juan, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ponce.

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Luquillo Beach, Carolina Beach
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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Ponce

Ponce
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ponce online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. You will leave for Fajardo on the 25th (Tue).

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Fajardo

Fajardo ©
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Seas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Monserrate Beach.

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Getting from Ponce to Fajardo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Culebra.

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Monserrate Beach, Seven Seas Beach
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Monserrate Beach ©
Monserrate Beach
Seven Seas Beach ©
Seven Seas Beach

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tamarindo Beach and Culebrita Lighthouse. You'll get in some beach time at Flamenco Beach and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Brava Beach, examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra, and stop by Zinkowski Art Studio.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Fajardo to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Brava Beach ©
Brava Beach

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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 29th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Caracas Beach. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum and then explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques road trip planning website.

You can drive from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to San Juan.

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach

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San Juan

San Juan ©
On the 31st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Vega Baja and then kick back and relax at Playa Mar Chiquita.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Juan online tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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Playa Mar Chiquita, Playa Vega Baja
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Playa Vega Baja ©
Playa Vega Baja
Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita

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