17 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

17 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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

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Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, then admire the striking features of Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and finally take in the waterfront at La Guancha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): look for gifts at Mi Coqui, then contemplate the long history of Museo Castillo Serralles, and then head off the coast to Isla de Caja de Muertos.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ponce journey site.

Lewiston, USA to Ponce is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Lewiston in August, expect nights in Ponce to be a bit warmer, around 76°F, while days are slightly colder, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Parks · Museums · Nature · Beaches
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Pier / Boardwalk
La Guancha
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History Museum
Museo de Arte de Ponce
4.7

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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.
On the 8th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach, and then kick back and relax at Sandy Beach.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rincon trip planner.

Drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. In August, daytime highs in Rincon are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Beach
Sandy Beach
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Beach
Domes Beach
4.7
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Lighthouse
El Faro Lighthouse
4.5

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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.
Bring the kids along to Flamenco Beach and Culebrita Island. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Zoni Beach, kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Rincon to Culebra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, taxi, and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

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

3
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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.
Kids will enjoy Sun Bay Beach and La Chiva. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, take in the waterfront at Malecon, enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach, and get great views at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques journey website.

Getting from Culebra to Isla de Vieques by combination of flight and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Water Body
Sun Bay Beach
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Beach
La Chiva
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San Juan

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Condado Beach and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Venture out of the city with trips to Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). And it doesn't end there: stop by Old San Juan, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, get a sense of history and politics at La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina, and stop by Spicy Caribbee.

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Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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