8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico trip itinerary planner
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
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Culebra
— 2 nights
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San Juan
— 4 nights
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El Yunque National Forest — 1 night

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary planner.

Fort Wayne, USA to El Yunque National Forest is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Wayne in October, things will get much hotter in El Yunque National Forest: highs are around 90°F and lows about 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly to Culebra.
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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.
On the 12th (Wed), kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, then head off the coast to Culebrita, and then kick back and relax at Playa Zoni.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Culebra trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Culebra are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to San Juan.
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San Juan — 4 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.
Make the 14th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, and sample the fine beverages at Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan attractions 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, taxi, and shuttle. In October, daytime highs in San Juan are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) 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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