6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 16th (Thu), kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Flamenco Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Zoni Beach, then head off the coast to Culebrita Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Culebra tour planner .

Washington DC, USA to Culebra is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 80°F in Culebra. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Family-friendly places like Luquillo Beach and Condado Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo del Tabaco Caguas (in Caguas) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). There's lots more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Juan planning website .

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. July in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museo del Tabaco Caguas, El Yunque Rain Forest, Luquillo Beach
Highlights from your plan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

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