8 days in Washington DC & Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC & Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Washington DC & Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
1
Washington DC, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
3
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Washington DC, United States

3
nights
Washington DC, United States

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Americas, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of San Juan National Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Marisel Herbal Bath & Body, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pine Grove Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Juan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Washington DC to San Juan by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Juan, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Pine Grove Beach
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Food Tours
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach and then browse the collection at Culebra Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra trip website .

Culebra is just a stone's throw from San Juan. April in Culebra sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Culebra Public Library ©
Culebra Public Library

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