7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h
1
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
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. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan journey app .

New York City, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in San Juan hover around 84°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Culebra trip planning app .

Culebra is just a stone's throw from San Juan. In March, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

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