6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico itinerary planner

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San Juan
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Drive to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Fly to Newark


San Juan

— 2 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.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan travel route builder website.

Newark, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in January, things will get much warmer in San Juan: highs are around 84°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks
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— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita and then kick back and relax at Playa Zoni.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Culebra route planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Culebra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In January in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
On the 15th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In January, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Highlights from your trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

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.