8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 min
2
San Juan
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

2
nights
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 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Zoni Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Culebra online trip builder.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Culebra is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Culebra are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Head to Plaza Las Americas and Ole Puerto Ricofor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest), Caribbean Trading Company Store (in Palmer) and Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, get a sense of history and politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and stop by Puerto Rican Art & Crafts.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our San Juan tour itinerary builder tool.

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. September in San Juan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ponce, El Yunque Rain Forest, Caribbean Trading Company Store, Luquillo Beach, Puerto Rico Premium Outlets
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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