8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Boston
Foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
car:  2​h
3
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
You've now added El Yunque Rain Forest to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), contemplate the long history of San Juan National Historic Site and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at El Yunque Rain Forest.

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Boston, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, San Juan is much hotter than Boston - with highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Culebra online trip maker .

Culebra is just a stone's throw from San Juan. December in Culebra sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach

1
night
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. December in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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