24 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

24 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel planner

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Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Taxi to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 4 nights
Fly
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Arroyo
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Maunabo
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Camuy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vega Baja
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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Isla de Vieques

— 3 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.
Isla de Vieques is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Balneario Sun Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the waterfront at Malecon, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Beatriz Beauty Boutique.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Isla de Vieques, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, Isla de Vieques is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time 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.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, soothe aching muscles at Culebra Yoga, stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Culebrita.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Culebra travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. In February in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

El Yunque National Forest

— 2 nights
On the 12th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Coqui International and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In February, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Arroyo.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Arroyo

— 2 nights
Arroyo is a municipality located along the southern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.) and bordered by the Caribbean Sea, east of the municipality of Guayama and northwest of the municipality of Patillas. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stroll through El Charco Azul and then have fun at Albergue Olimpico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Punta Figuras, don't miss a visit to Museo Casa Cautino, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guayama Town Plaza.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Arroyo trip planner.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to Arroyo takes 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Arroyo are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Maunabo.

Things to do in Arroyo

Spas · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Maunabo

— 2 nights
Maunabo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the southeastern coast, northeast of Patillas and south of Yabucoa. On the 16th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Villa Pesquera and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lucia. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Punta Tuna Lighthouse and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Maunabo.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maunabo itinerary builder website.

Maunabo is very close to Arroyo. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Maunabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce

— 2 nights
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 18th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Ponce, pause for some photo ops at Museo Castillo Serralles, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza Las Delicias. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club and then take a peaceful walk through Bosque Estatal de Guanica.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ponce trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Maunabo to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. February in Ponce sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Camuy.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Camuy

— 2 nights
Camuy is a municipality of Puerto Rico, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Lares; east of Quebradillas; and west of Hatillo. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): Head underground at Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Camuy River (Rio Camuy). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Jose De La Montana, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then get a new perspective on things with Cacique Eco Adventure Tanama.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Camuy tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Camuy takes 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Camuy can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vega Baja.

Things to do in Camuy

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Vega Baja

— 2 nights
Vega Baja is a municipality in north central Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northern coast, north of Morovis; east of Manatí; and west of Vega Alta. On the 22nd (Mon), play a few rounds at Bahia Beach Plantation and then take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata Chorro de Dona Juana. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Rosario, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, and then stop by Local Story.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vega Baja day trip planning app.

Drive from Camuy to Vega Baja in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Vega Baja are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Vega Baja

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

San Juan

— 4 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.
Make the 27th (Sat) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Juan online visit planner.

You can drive from Vega Baja to San Juan in an hour. February in San Juan sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.