4 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

4 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary tool.

Tampa, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can fly to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Culebra

— 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Culebra are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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San Juan

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, and then kick back and relax at Condado Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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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.