6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Isla de Vieques
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
— 1 night
San Juan
— 3 nights


Isla de Vieques

— 1 night

Isla Nena

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 23rd (Mon): shop like a local with Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, explore the ancient world of El Hombre de Puerto Ferro, then admire the landmark architecture of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at La Plata Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques driving holiday planner.

Dayton, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dayton in November, expect Isla de Vieques to be much hotter, temps between 86°F and 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches


— 1 night

Little Island

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 24th (Tue): stroll through Brava Beach, then see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra travel planner.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Culebra by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in November, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

San Juan

— 3 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Popular historic sites such as La Muralla and La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Explora Puerto Rico and Holocaust Memorial Monument. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Plazuela La Rogativa, examine the collection at Casa Museo Felisa Rincon de Gautier, make a trip to Plaza Colon, and explore the world behind art at Museo De Arte De Bayamon.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip planner.

Fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

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.