9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  10​h
1
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Durham

3
nights
Culebra

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, nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, stroll through Zoni Beach, get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library, and step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Culebra road trip planning tool .

Durham, USA to Culebra is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Culebra is 1 hour. Traveling from Durham in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Culebra: highs are around 89°F and lows about 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) 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

5
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 with an excursion to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, make a trip to Calle del Cristo, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan online trip itinerary planner .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. In September, daytime highs in San Juan are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
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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

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