5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7​h
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You'll explore and learn at Museo de Arte de Ponce and Centro Cultural Carmen Sola de Pereira de Ponce. Popular historic sites such as Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan are in your itinerary. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

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New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from New York City to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in San Juan reach 85°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ponce, El Yunque Rain Forest
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce

1
night
Culebra

Culebra ©
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 4th (Sat): stroll through Flamenco Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Culebra travel planner.

Culebra is very close to San Juan. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach

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