10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Aguadilla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Santiago

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and Museo del Tabaco Caguas (in Caguas). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi, and steep yourself in history at Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Juan sightseeing planner.

Santiago, Chile to San Juan is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. November in San Juan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Museo del Tabaco Caguas, Luquillo Beach, Casa Bacardi
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Food Tours

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
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, nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlos Rosario Beach, head off the coast to Culebrita Island, and get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra holiday builder site .

Culebra is very close to San Juan. In December in Culebra, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Aguadilla.

Things to do in Culebra

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

1
night
Aguadilla

Aguadilla ©
Destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and hurricanes, resilient Aguadilla now serves as one of Puerto Rico's top surfing destinations.
On the 6th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from The Old Aguadilla Lighthouse Ruins, enjoy the sand and surf at Survival Beach, and then try for a hole-in-one at Taino Mini Golf & Cafe.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Aguadilla road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Culebra to Aguadilla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Aguadilla

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Survival Beach ©
Survival Beach
Taino Mini Golf & Cafe ©
Taino Mini Golf & Cafe

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque, then stroll through El Yunque Rain Forest, and then look for gifts at Monkey Threads.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip planner .

Getting from Aguadilla to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In December in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bosque Nacional El Yunque, Monkey Threads
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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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