5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Drive to Vieques, Fly to Culebra
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Culebra
— 1 night
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, ponder the world of politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Juan trip builder website.

Philadelphia, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to San Juan. In November, San Juan is much warmer than Philadelphia - with highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), get great views at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse and then stroll through La Chiva.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Juan to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In November in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Culebra visit planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. November in Culebra sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
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.