5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Houston

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Condado Beach and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Juan tour itinerary maker tool .

Houston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to San Juan is 2 hours. While traveling from Houston, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Juan, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Casa Bacardi
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

1
night
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 25th (Thu): stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra day trip planner.

Culebra is just a short distance from San Juan. In July in Culebra, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

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

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bosque Nacional El Yunque
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque

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