5 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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San Juan
— 1 night
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2
Dorado
— 1 night
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3
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
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4
Culebra
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Plaza Las Americas, then contemplate the long history of Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read San Juan trip planner.

Las Vegas, USA to San Juan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in April, with highs in San Juan at 87°F and lows at 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dorado.
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Dorado — 1 night

Dorado is a town and municipality in the northern coast of Puerto Rico (U.S.), 15mi west of San Juan and is located in the northern region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Toa Alta, east of Vega Alta, and west of Toa Baja. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa Vega Baja, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, and then stop by Local Story.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dorado planning website.

Dorado is very close to San Juan. April in Dorado sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can fly to Isla de Vieques.
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Isla de Vieques — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Chiva, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caracas, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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You can fly from Dorado to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to fly to Culebra.
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Culebra — 1 night

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 29th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Culebra trip planner.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Culebra by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Puerto Rico travel guide

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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.
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