6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

Make it your trip
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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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: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of History, Anthropology and Art.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Juan road trip planning app.

Richmond, USA to San Juan is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Richmond to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Richmond, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Juan, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Getting from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In October in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your trip

Culebra

— 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.
On the 1st (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Culebra route planner.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your trip

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.