5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico travel route planner

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San Juan
— 2 nights
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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San Juan

— 2 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes. On your second day here, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, take a stroll through Old San Juan, and then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

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New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Juan. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get much hotter in San Juan: highs are around 85°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Carlos Rosario Beach and then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach.

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Getting from San Juan to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.