8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rincon
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To find ratings and other tourist information, use the Culebra online road trip planner .

New York City, USA to Culebra is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to Culebra. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Culebra to be much warmer, temps between 85°F and 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
nights
San Juan

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and Isla Verde Beach. Visiting Zipline and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, admire the striking features of The Capitol of Puerto Rico, and steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Juan trip itinerary planning tool .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. In April, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Zipline, Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe, then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach, then stroll through Sandy Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Domes Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Buye Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rincon attractions planning tool .

You can drive from San Juan to Rincon in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In April in Rincon, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aguadilla, Buye Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Buye Beach ©
Buye Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

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