7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Culebra
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Chicago

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zoni Beach and Brava Beach. Relax by the water at Flamenco Beach and Tamarindo Beach. It doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our Culebra trip builder website .

Chicago, USA to Culebra is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 2 hours. In June, Culebra is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 89°F and lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Brava Beach ©
Brava Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest, see the interesting displays at El Portal Tropical Forest Center, and then stop by Monkey Threads. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along The Mine Trail (La Mina), then hike along Big Tree Trail, and then revel in the low prices at Trollbeads.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In June, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Monkey Threads, Trollbeads
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Big Tree Trail ©
Big Tree Trail
Monkey Threads ©
Monkey Threads

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