13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

13 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 5th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista and then make a trip to Paseo de la Princesa.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Juan trip itinerary maker tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to San Juan is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to San Juan is minus 16 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in October: high temperatures in San Juan hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum and Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space. Relax by the water at La Chiva and Caracas Beach. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, explore the galleries of Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, and make a trip to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Tamarindo Beach and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zoni Beach and Culebrita Lighthouse. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, stop by Zinkowski Art Studio, and browse the collection at Culebra Public Library.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Culebra tour builder website.

Drive from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. October in Culebra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ponce.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce and then step off the mainland to explore Isla de Caja de Muertos. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, thensee the interesting displays at El Museo Castillo Serralles, and then take a leisurely stroll along La Guancha.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponce trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Ponce takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks Nature Museums
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Isla de Caja de Muertos ©
Isla de Caja de Muertos
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles

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