5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Wilmington
Fly:  13​h
1
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Carolina
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Wilmington

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, take in the exciting artwork at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Galleon, and finally stroll through Caracas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Sun Bay, stop by Isla Vida, and then visit a coastal fixture at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques journey planner.

Wilmington, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Wilmington in July since evenings lows in Isla de Vieques dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Carolina.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Gallery Galleon ©
Gallery Galleon
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

2
nights
Carolina

Carolina ©
Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): try your luck at The Casino at The Ritz-Carlton San Juan, then look for gifts at Pure Soul Living, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Carolina trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Carolina by combination of flight and car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Carolina can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Carolina

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

San Juan
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
The Poet's Passage ©
The Poet's Passage
Pure Soul Living ©
Pure Soul Living

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