8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico vacation maker

Make it your trip
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Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly
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El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
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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.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach, head off the coast to Culebrita, visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip maker.

Montreal, Canada to Culebra is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Culebra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in November, expect Culebra to be much hotter, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

El Yunque National Forest

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Angelito Trail, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in panoramic vistas at Yokahu Observation Tower. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest holiday planner.

You can fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. November in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Juan.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Juan

— 3 nights

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.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Condado Beach, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read San Juan route maker.

Traveling by car from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.