9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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9 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Tulsa

2
nights
Isla de Vieques

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.
Bring the kids along to Sun Bay and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, stroll through Media Luna Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques trip itinerary website .

Tulsa, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tulsa to Isla de Vieques is 2 hours. When traveling from Tulsa in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Isla de Vieques: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

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.
On the 19th (Tue), browse the collection at Culebra Public Library and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Culebra travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Culebra by combination of car and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In March in Culebra, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Attractions like El Yunque Rain Forest and Pine Grove Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico, and steep yourself in history at San Juan National Historic Site.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planning website .

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. In March, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Pine Grove Beach, Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

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