31 days in Cuba Itinerary

31 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 12 nights
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Vinales
— 3 nights
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Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
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Trinidad
— 6 nights
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Cayo Largo
— 3 nights
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Varadero
— 5 nights

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Havana

Havana ©

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Malecón of Havana and Old Havana. The adventure continues: make a trip to Plaza de la Catedral, contemplate the long history of Revolution Plaza Havana, take a stroll through Callejon de Hamel, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Havana route builder site.

Portland, USA to Havana is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Portland to Havana, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in June, things will get a bit warmer in Havana: highs are around 88°F and lows about 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

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Historic Walking Area
Malecón of Havana
3.9
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Historic Site
El Morro
4.2

3
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Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Attractions like Cayo Jutias and Cayo Levisa make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, Head underground at Cuevas de Santo Tomas, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, and make a trip to Mural de la Prehistoria.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vinales trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Havana to Vinales takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Vinales sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Must see
Valle de Vinales
4.8
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Beach
Cayo Jutias
4.5
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Island
Cayo Levisa
4.0

1
night
Cayo Guillermo

Cayo Guillermo
A kay of the Jardines del Rey archipelago, Cayo Guillermo has become a popular international tourist destination, buoyed by the construction of luxury all inclusive resorts that dot the paradisal island.
On the 11th (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Guillermo, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Pilar.

Before you visit Cayo Guillermo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Vinales to Cayo Guillermo takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Playa Pilar
4.5

6
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Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Plaza Mayor and Palacio de Valle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trinidad: Santa Clara (Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child, Che Guevara Mausoleum, &more) and Cienfuegos (El Nicho Waterfalls, Estatua de Benny More, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Topes de Collantes, stroll through Valle de los Ingenios, and examine the collection at Museo de Historia Municipal.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Trinidad trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cayo Guillermo to Trinidad takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Trinidad can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Beach
Ancon Beach
3.8
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Landmark
Plaza Mayor
4.6

3
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Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa Paraiso and Playa Blanca Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sirena Beach, identify plant and animal life at El Torreon Nursery, kick back and relax at Punta Mal Tiempo, and head off the coast to Cayo Rico.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Cayo Largo trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Trinidad to Cayo Largo in 4.5 hours. In July in Cayo Largo, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Must see
Playa Paraiso
4.8
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Beach
Sirena Beach
4.7

5
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Varadero

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Kids will enjoy Varadero Beach and Cayos Blancos. Get out of town with these interesting Varadero side-trips: Matanzas (Cuevas de Bellamar, Pharmaceutical Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Santa Elvira, take in the exciting artwork at Artecru, and get your bearings at Convention Center Plaza America.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Varadero online route planner.

You can fly from Cayo Largo to Varadero in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cayo Largo in July, plan for little chillier nights in Varadero, with lows around 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Varadero Beach
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Aquarium
Delfinario
3.1

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