17 days in Puerto Rico & San Sebastian de Garabandal Itinerary

17 days in Puerto Rico & San Sebastian de Garabandal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
2
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
3
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
4
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
5
San Sebastian de Garabandal, Spain
— 5 nights

2
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to Carabali Rainforest Park in Luquillo (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Condado Beach, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, and contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Juan trip itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major aiport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, Carabali Rainforest Park
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Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

3
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

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, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamarindo Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Culebra holiday planner.

Getting from San Juan to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Culebra are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

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

3
nights
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

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: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, stop by Isla Vida, kick back and relax at Caracas Beach, and take in the waterfront at Malecon.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques trip builder tool.

Do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

3
nights
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Nacional El Yunque and then tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: revel in the low prices at Trollbeads, then tee off at Palmas Del Mar Golf Club, and then head off the coast to Palomino Island.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our El Yunque National Forest trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Sebastian de Garabandal.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palomino Island, Bosque Nacional El Yunque, Trollbeads, Palmas Del Mar Golf Club
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Palomino Island ©
Palomino Island
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque

5
nights
San Sebastian de Garabandal, Spain

San Sebastian de Garabandal ©
Change things up with these side-trips from San Sebastian de Garabandal: Mirador de Piedrasluengas (in Pesaguero), Arenas de Cabrales (La Cueva de los Quesos, Ruta del Rio Casano, &more) and Senda Fluvial del Nansa (in Munorrodero).

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Sebastian de Garabandal trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from El Yunque National Forest to San Sebastian de Garabandal. Traveling from El Yunque National Forest to San Sebastian de Garabandal, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from El Yunque National Forest in July, with highs in San Sebastian de Garabandal at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian de Garabandal

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arenas de Cabrales, Ermita de San Pelayo, Cueva El Soplao, Urdon-Tresviso, Museo Herminio Revilla
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Cueva El Soplao ©
Cueva El Soplao
Ruta del Cares ©
Ruta del Cares
Mirador Pozo de la Oracion
Mirador Pozo de la Oracion

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