17 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

17 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Ponce
— 2 nights
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Rincon
— 2 nights
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Culebra
— 3 nights
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San Juan
— 5 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla de Caja de Muertos.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ponce trip builder website.

Miami, USA to Ponce is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Miami in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ponce: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks · Museums · Nature · Beaches
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History Museum
Museo de Arte de Ponce
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Parque de Bombas
4.3

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©

Corner

A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, then look for gifts at Rincon Mango Shop, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Rincon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ponce to Rincon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Beach
Sandy Beach
4.6
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Beach
Domes Beach
4.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Rincon Mango Shop
4.1

3
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Culebra

Culebra ©

Little Island

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, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach, stroll through Tamarindo Beach, and head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

To find out how to plan a trip to Culebra, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Rincon to Culebra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In September in Culebra, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Must see
Flamenco Beach
4.8
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Must see
Culebrita Island
4.8
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Beach
Zoni Beach
4.7

5
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting San Juan side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Fajardo), El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest) and Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo). There's lots more to do: visit Old San Juan, look for gifts at Spicy Caribbee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and kick back and relax at Pine Grove Beach.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Culebra to San Juan by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Old San Juan
4.7

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Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

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.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, kick back and relax at Media Luna Beach, and take in the waterfront at Malecon.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip app.

Traveling by flight from San Juan to Isla de Vieques takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Water Body
Sun Bay Beach
4.6

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