9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip planner

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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at El Portal Tropical Forest Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest day trip website.

Austin, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Austin in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in El Yunque National Forest: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can fly to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra sightseeing planner.

Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. November in Culebra sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:

San Juan

— 3 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.
Bring the kids along to Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Condado Beach, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Juan journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In November, daytime highs in San Juan are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can fly to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

Isla de Vieques

— 2 nights

Isla Nena

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.
On the 27th (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Chiva.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. November in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:

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.