14 days in Puerto Rico & Turks and Caicos Itinerary

14 days in Puerto Rico & Turks and Caicos Itinerary

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14 days in Puerto Rico & Turks and Caicos Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  16​h
1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  1​h 45​min
5
Ponce, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

2
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at San Juan Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of San Juan National Historic Site, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan itinerary builder.

Vancouver, Canada to San Juan is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to San Juan is 4 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect nights in San Juan to be much hotter, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery ©
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

3
nights
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Blue Beach and Secret Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Sun Bay and Navio Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Caracas Beach, stroll through Media Luna Beach, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques custom trip planner.

Isla de Vieques is very close to San Juan. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Providenciales.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

4
nights
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
You'll get in some beach time at Long Bay Beach and Grace Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Caicos Conch Farm and Horseback Riding Tours. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Sapodilla Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Princess Alexandra National Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Providenciales tour planner.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to Providenciales in 4 hours. In July in Providenciales, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in Providenciales

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Grace Bay Beach ©
Grace Bay Beach
Long Bay Beach ©
Long Bay Beach

2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 25th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, and then kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Culebra holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Providenciales to Culebra takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Ponce.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

1
night
Ponce, Puerto Rico

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of La Guancha, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, then admire the striking features of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, and finally see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ponce sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Ponce takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas
La Guancha ©
La Guancha

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