5 days in San Juan, Culebra & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

5 days in San Juan, Culebra & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in San Juan, Culebra & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Orlando

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Paseo de los Presidentes. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista and then identify plant and animal life at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planner.

Orlando, USA to San Juan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to San Juan is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Orlando in March, with highs in San Juan at 85°F and lows at 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra online tour itinerary planner .

Culebra is just a short distance from San Juan. In March, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Lighthouse ©
Culebrita Lighthouse

1
night
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 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge and then kick back and relax at La Chiva.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

Similar Plans

7 days in San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in San Juan & Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Sabana Grande, Mayaguez & San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Isla de Vieques BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in San Juan & Aguada BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in San Juan, Aguadilla & Aguada BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in San Juan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans