6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico visit planner

Make it your trip
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San Juan
— 1 night
Drive
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Jayuya
— 1 night
Fly
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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San Juan

— 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, tour the pleasant surroundings at Condado Beach, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan tour itinerary tool.

Indianapolis, USA to San Juan is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to San Juan. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Indianapolis in March: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 85°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jayuya.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Jayuya

— 1 night
Jayuya is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the mountainous center region of the island, north of Ponce; east of Utuado; and west of Ciales. Cerro de Punta has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Catarata Salto de Collores and then take in the awesome beauty at Cerro de Punta.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jayuya road trip planner.

You can drive from San Juan to Jayuya in 2 hours. In March in Jayuya, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Jayuya

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
On the 6th (Sat), take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jayuya to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In March in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can fly to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Flamenco Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Culebra day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
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.