5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  4​h
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Catano
— 1 night
Foot + Fly:  1​h
3
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Orlando, Florida

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Step out of San Juan to go to El Yunque National Forest and see El Yunque Rain Forest, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Old San Juan, make a trip to Calle del Cristo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Americas.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan online trip itinerary builder .

Orlando, USA to San Juan is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orlando to San Juan. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in San Juan reach 85°F and lows reach 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Catano.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

1
night
Catano

Catano ©
Cataño is a municipality located on northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.) bordering the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent to the north and east by San Juan; north of Bayamón and Guaynabo; east of Toa Baja and west of Guaynabo and is part of the San Juan Metropolitan Area. You've now added Casa Bacardi to your itinerary. On the 26th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi, then stroll through Centro de Conservacion de Manaties de Puerto Rico, then explore the world behind art at Museo De Arte De Bayamon, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Tabaco Caguas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Catano road trip planning tool .

Catano is just a short distance from San Juan. In December, daily temperatures in Catano can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Catano

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bayamon, Museo del Tabaco Caguas
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Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico ©
Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
Museo De Arte De Bayamon ©
Museo De Arte De Bayamon

1
night
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 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Culebra trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Catano to Culebra in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. December in Culebra sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach

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