34 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

34 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary builder

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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
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Culebra
— 6 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
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Orocovis
— 2 nights
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Ponce
— 7 nights
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Aguadilla
— 4 nights
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San Juan
— 7 nights
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El Yunque National Forest

— 2 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Fajardo (Laguna Grande Bioluminescent Bay, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more) and Isla Palominos (in Las Croabas). Make the 16th (Sat) an awe-inspiring day at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest road trip website.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:

Culebra

— 6 nights

Little Island

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. There's still lots to do: stroll through Flamenco Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Culebra Yoga, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita, and get advice or help at Culebra Public Library.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Culebra trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 23:

Isla de Vieques

— 5 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo El Fortin de Conde Mirasol and Isabel Segunda. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Balneario Sun Bay, kick back and relax at Playa Media Luna, trot along with a tour on horseback, and relax and rejuvenate at Beatriz Beauty Boutique.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Orocovis.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:

Orocovis

— 2 nights
Orocovis is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the Central Mountain Range, north of Villalba and Coamo; south of Morovis and Corozal; southeast of Ciales; east of Jayuya; and west of Barranquitas. On the 29th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museo del Cafe and then play a few rounds at Bahia Beach Plantation. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico Ramon Rivera Bermudez and then admire the masterpieces at Casa Museo Federico Degetau.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orocovis journey maker app.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to Orocovis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. October in Orocovis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Orocovis

Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:

Ponce

— 7 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de Arte de Ponce and Parque de Bombas. Museo Castillo Serralles and Museo Casa Armstrong Poventud are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponce: Playa de Guanica (Gilligan's Island & Cana Gorda Beach), Horseback Riding Tours (in Utuado) and Casa Canales (in Jayuya). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pozo de la Virgen Sabana Grande, take an in-depth tour of Fundacion Biblioteca Rafael Hernandez Colon, experience rural life at Hacienda Buena Vista, and shop like a local with Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ponce road trip planning site.

Drive from Orocovis to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 6:

Aguadilla

— 4 nights

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Heaven's Gate Convent (Porta Coeli) and Museum of the History of San German. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo de Recursos Historicos de Lares (in Lares) and Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy (in Camuy). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jobos Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Crashboat.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Aguadilla vacation maker.

Drive from Ponce to Aguadilla in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Aguadilla are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Parks · Museums · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:

San Juan

— 7 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.
Get some cultural insight at Old San Juan and Caguas Tourism Office. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico and Museo del Tabaco Caguas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Playa Luquillo (in Luquillo) and Cayo Icacos (in Fajardo). Make the 13th (Sat) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, make a trip to Plaza de La Democracia, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pine Grove Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Juan holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Aguadilla to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 17:

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.