7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

7 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico Trip Planner
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— 4 nights
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights


Culebra — 4 nights

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Step out of the city life by going to Flamenco Beach and Playa Zoni. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Tamarindo and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's more to do: stroll through Playa Carlos Rosario and get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra vacation planner.

Chicago, USA to Culebra is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Culebra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Culebra: highs are around 90°F and lows about 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Isla de Vieques.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Isla de Vieques — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Chiva. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Balneario Sun Bay.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques tour builder website.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Isla de Vieques takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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.