8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

2
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
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.
On the 20th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier and then explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at La Chiva, then stroll through Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and then take a leisurely stroll along Malecon.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques vacation maker site .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Isla de Vieques is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in February since evenings lows in Isla de Vieques dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge
La Chiva ©
La Chiva

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 22nd (Sat), stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, head off the coast to Culebrita Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. February in Culebra sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Step out of San Juan to go to El Yunque National Forest and see El Yunque Rain Forest, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Juan trip itinerary maker .

San Juan is just a short distance from Culebra. In February, daytime highs in San Juan are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

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Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Casa Bacardi
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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