7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: San Juan
Fly:  30​min
1
Culebra
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Luquillo
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: San Juan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Flamenco Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

Make your Culebra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

San Juan to Culebra is an approximately half hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Culebra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

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

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi, wander the streets of Old San Juan, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan travel planner .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. In December in San Juan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Luquillo.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Food Tours

3
nights
Luquillo

Luquillo ©
Luquillo is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Yunque Rainforest Corcovado Adventures. Step out of Luquillo with an excursion to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Luquillo Beach, take a peaceful walk through Bosque Nacional El Yunque, stop by Coqui International, and get a taste of life in the country at Carabali Rainforest Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luquillo tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Juan to Luquillo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In December in Luquillo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Luquillo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bosque Nacional El Yunque, Coqui International, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Bosque Nacional El Yunque ©
Bosque Nacional El Yunque

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