8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  12​h 15​min
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  30​min
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
San Juan
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Richmond


Culebra ©
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 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Carlos Rosario Beach, and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra vacation planner.

Richmond, USA to Culebra is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Richmond to Culebra. Traveling from Richmond in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 79°F in Culebra. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island

Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Get outdoors at Secret Beach and Caracas Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blue Beach and Mosquito Pier. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Sun Bay, contemplate the long history of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques trip planner.

Isla de Vieques is very close to Culebra. In June, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse ©
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse

San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 23rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Luquillo Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de la Princesa, and then get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of San Juan Bautista.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip builder.

San Juan is very close to Isla de Vieques. June in San Juan sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

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Luquillo Beach
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