18 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

18 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico tour itinerary planner
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Drive
1
Camuy
— 1 night
Fly
2
Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
Fly
3
Culebra
— 4 nights
Fly
4
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive
5
San Juan
— 5 nights

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Camuy — 1 night

Camuy is a municipality of Puerto Rico, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Lares; east of Quebradillas; and west of Hatillo. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Aventura Cueva Ventana and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Indio.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Camuy travel route builder app.

San Juan to Camuy is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Camuy can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.
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Isla de Vieques — 5 nights

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.
Attractions like Balneario Sun Bay and Playa La Chiva make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Media Luna, stroll through Black Sand Beach, take in the waterfront at Malecon, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip planner.

You can fly from Camuy to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of car, taxi, and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Culebra.
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Culebra — 4 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Flamenco Beach and Playa Zoni. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita, stroll through Playa Tamarindo, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Culebra road trip website.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to El Yunque National Forest.
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El Yunque National Forest — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): see the interesting displays at El Yunque National Forest, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then head off the coast to Isla Palominos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque National Forest.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our El Yunque National Forest trip maker app.

You can fly from Culebra to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In June in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Juan.
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San Juan — 5 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa Luquillo and Zipline. Make the 2nd (Sat) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Las Americas, explore the world behind art at Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, and contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Juan online visit planner.

Drive from El Yunque National Forest to San Juan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.
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