6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico route planner

Make it your trip
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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Culebra
— 1 night
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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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.
You've added Industry Club/Bar, Sitio Histórico de San Juan, La Placita de Santurce, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, then get a taste of local nightlife at Industry Club/Bar, then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at La Factoria. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Jobos Beach, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then stop by La Placita de Santurce.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan online route planner.

Chicago, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chicago to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In October, San Juan is much hotter than Chicago - with highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Culebra

— 1 night

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 7th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Culebra trip builder.

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. October in Culebra sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your trip

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cataratas Juan Diego, Catarata La Coca, Big Tree Trail, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Big Tree Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata La Coca, take in the dramatic scenery at Cataratas Juan Diego, then delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Yokahu Observation Tower.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. October in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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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.