10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Start: Jacksonville
Fly:  10 h
1
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 min
4
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Jacksonville

3
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach, kick back and relax at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), look for gifts at Isla Vida, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Media Luna Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques online journey builder.

Jacksonville, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jacksonville to Isla de Vieques is 1 hour. Traveling from Jacksonville in August, Isla de Vieques is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva

1
night
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. August in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)

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 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, thenstep off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In August in Culebra, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 80°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

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

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to Luquillo (Carabali Rainforest Park & Luquillo Beach). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old San Juan, kick back and relax at Condado Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Juan online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. August in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Luquillo, Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

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