8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
Fly + Shuttle:  8 h
1
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
2
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: New York City, United States

1
night
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

El Yunque National Forest ©
On the 7th (Sun), take a peaceful walk through Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest online travel route planner.

New York City, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in El Yunque National Forest at 89°F and lows at 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bosque Nacional El Yunque
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque

2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 8th (Mon), stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach, then head off the coast to Culebrita Island, and then stroll through Zoni Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra trip website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. June in Culebra sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Palm - Eagle Beach.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
nights
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba

Palm - Eagle Beach ©
A long stretch of powdery white sand and aquamarine waters, Palm - Eagle Beach remains one of Aruba's most visited vacation spots.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eagle Beach and Hadicurari Beach. Step out of Palm - Eagle Beach to go to San Nicolas and see Baby Beach, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Palm Beach and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arikok National Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Palm - Eagle Beach visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Palm - Eagle Beach takes 6.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Palm - Eagle Beach are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Providenciales.

Things to do in Palm - Eagle Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Arikok National Park, Hadicurari Beach, Baby Beach
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Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Eagle Beach ©
Eagle Beach
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach

1
night
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Providenciales ©
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
On the 13th (Sat), head off the coast to Little Water Cay, enjoy the sand and surf at Grace Bay Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Smith's Reef.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Providenciales trip planning website.

Getting from Palm - Eagle Beach to Providenciales by combination of car and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from Palm - Eagle Beach to Providenciales, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Providenciales

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Smith's Reef
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Grace Bay Beach ©
Grace Bay Beach
Little Water Cay ©
Little Water Cay
Smith's Reef
Smith's Reef

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