7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Arecibo
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Arecibo
— 1 night
Drive
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Ponce
— 1 night
Drive
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 1 night
Fly
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San Juan
— 2 nights
Fly

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Arecibo

Arecibo is a municipality on the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, located north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west of Barceloneta and Florida. Your day by day itinerary now includes Aventura Cueva Ventana. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): Head underground at Aventura Cueva Ventana and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Indio.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Arecibo trip app.

Norfolk, USA to Arecibo is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Norfolk to Arecibo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Norfolk in December, things will get much warmer in Arecibo: highs are around 80°F and lows about 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ponce.

Things to do in Arecibo

Parks · Nature
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Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at Parque de Bombas, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then take in the waterfront at La Guancha.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ponce itinerary website.

Drive from Arecibo to Ponce in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in December, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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El Yunque National Forest

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

Make your El Yunque National Forest itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Ponce to El Yunque National Forest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. In December in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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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.
On the 7th (Mon), kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Culebra day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. December in Culebra sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Old San Juan.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Juan route builder.

You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In December in San Juan, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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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.