8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h
1
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Boston

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Relax by the water at Condado Beach and Luquillo Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Juan travel route planning site .

Boston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to San Juan is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in August; daily highs in San Juan reach 89°F and lows reach 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi, Scuba & Snorkeling, Luquillo Beach
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Culebra road trip tool .

Culebra is just a short distance from San Juan. In August, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque, then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest, and then look for gifts at Monkey Threads.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the El Yunque National Forest online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in El Yunque National Forest are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Monkey Threads, Bosque Nacional El Yunque
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque
Monkey Threads ©
Monkey Threads

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