50 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

50 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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50 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Exeter
train + Fly:  22​h
1
El Yunque National Forest
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  2​h
2
Isla de Vieques
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Culebra
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rincon
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ponce
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
San Juan
— 14 nights
Fly + train:  21​h 30​min
End: Exeter

5
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Get outdoors at El Yunque Rain Forest and Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls). Head to Caribbean Trading Company Store and The Outlet Mall 66for plenty of shopping. Take a break from El Yunque National Forest with a short trip to Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind in Loiza, about 32 minutes away.

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Exeter, UK to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to El Yunque National Forest is minus 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Luquillo, Rio Grande, Bosque Nacional El Yunque, The Outlet Mall 66, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind
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Caribbean Trading Company Store ©
Caribbean Trading Company Store
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Monserrate Beach ©
Monserrate Beach

10
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.
Get in touch with nature at Caracas Beach and Secret Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Navio Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, tour in harmony with nature at Eco Tours, and get engrossed in the history at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from El Yunque National Forest to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In August in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

6
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Get outdoors at Flamenco Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Historico de Culebra and Culebrita Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Culebrita Island, kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Brava Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach

6
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Visit Crashboat Beach and Playa Sucia for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as El Faro Lighthouse and Los Morrillos Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Explore Rincon's surroundings by going to Gozalandia Waterfall (in San Sebastian), Horseback Riding Tours (in Utuado) and Cabo Rojo (Buye Beach & Balneario de Boqueron). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, Head underground at Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rincon trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Rincon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. August in Rincon sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cabo Rojo, Aguadilla, Gozalandia Waterfall, Horseback Riding Tours, Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy
Highlights from your plan
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach
Playa Sucia ©
Playa Sucia
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach

6
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de Arte de Ponce and El Museo Castillo Serralles. Get outdoors at Cueva del Indio and Aventura Cueva Ventana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponce: Guanica Dry Forest (in Guanica), Pozo de la Virgen Sabana Grande (in Sabana Grande) and Cana Gorda Beach (in Playa de Guanica). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe, admire the masterpieces at Casa Museo Federico Degetau, experience rural life at Sandra Farms Coffee, and see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ponce trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Rincon to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rincon in August: highs in Ponce hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Arecibo, Cana Gorda Beach, Casa Museo Federico Degetau, Guanica Dry Forest, Sandra Farms Coffee
Highlights from your plan
Cueva del Indio ©
Cueva del Indio
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles

14
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Visit Playa Mar Chiquita and Isla Verde Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Fajardo (Fishing Charters & Tours & Icacos Island), Puerto Rico Premium Outlets (in Barceloneta) and La Marquesa Forest Park (in Guaynabo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for all kinds of wild species at Natural Reserve of Humacao, and step off the mainland to explore Palomino Island.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Juan tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Ponce to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August in San Juan, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fajardo, Playa Vega Baja, Natural Reserve of Humacao, Luquillo Beach, Casa Bacardi
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Playa Mar Chiquita ©
Playa Mar Chiquita

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