6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 2 nights
El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
— 2 nights


San Juan

— 2 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.
San Juan is known for historic sites, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip itinerary planner.

Durham, USA to San Juan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Durham to San Juan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Juan, with lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Beaches
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El Yunque National Forest

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the El Yunque National Forest online travel planner.

Getting from San Juan to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in El Yunque National Forest can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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— 2 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 21st (Wed), kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Culebra itinerary app.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In July in Culebra, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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.