15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fajardo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Aguadilla
— 3 nights
Drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
Taxi to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 4 nights
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Fajardo

— 3 nights
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Get in touch with nature at El Yunque Rain Forest and Zipline. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Balneario Luquillo and Monserrate Beach. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Icacos Island, get outside with Outdoor Activities, look for gifts at Monkey Threads, and stroll through Luquillo Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fajardo trip itinerary planner.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Fajardo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Port-au-Prince to Fajardo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Fajardo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Aguadilla

— 3 nights

Garden of the Atlantic

Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Buye Beach and Playa Rompe Olas. Get outdoors at Sandy Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Aguadilla side-trips: Horseback Riding Tours (in Utuado), Parroquia San Jose De La Montana (in Lares) and Playa Sucia (in Cabo Rojo). There's more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and tour the pleasant surroundings at Crashboat Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aguadilla day trip tool.

Fly from Fajardo to Aguadilla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and car. May in Aguadilla sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Isla de Vieques

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Playa Pata Prieta. We've included these beaches for you: Media Luna Beach and Caracas Beach. There's lots more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the striking features of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Balneario Sun Bay.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques day trip tool.

Getting from Aguadilla to Isla de Vieques by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Culebra

— 4 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
You'll get in some beach time at Flamenco Beach and Zoni Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tamarindo Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Carlos Rosario, visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Culebrita.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra route builder app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.