10 days in San Luis Potosi, Queretaro City & Mexico City Itinerary

10 days in San Luis Potosi, Queretaro City & Mexico City Itinerary

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Route & dates

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San Luis Potosi
— 1 night
2
Real de Catorce
— 1 night
3
Rio Verde
— Few hours
4
Tamasopo
— 1 night
5
Aquismon
— 1 day
6
Xilitla
— 1 night
7
Ciudad Valles
— 1 night
8
San Luis Potosi
— 1 night
9
Queretaro City
— 3 nights
10
Mexico City
— Few hours

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San Luis Potosi

San Luis Potosi
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Mexicali to San Luis Potosi is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Mexicali to San Luis Potosi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for Real de Catorce on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in San Luis Potosi

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Real de Catorce

Real de Catorce ©
Real de Catorce, often shortened to Real, is a village in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí and the seat of the municipality of Catorce. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Iglesia Real De Catorce as well as Hidalgo Square (Plaza Principal). Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Pueblo Fantasma, make a trip to Tunel de Ogarrio, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Real De Catorce, thendon't miss a visit to Templo de la Purisima Concepcion, and finally make a trip to Hidalgo Square (Plaza Principal).

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Real de Catorce trip builder.

Getting from San Luis Potosi to Real de Catorce by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Rio Verde.

Things to do in Real de Catorce

Historic Sites
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Iglesia Real De Catorce ©
Iglesia Real De Catorce
Tunel de Ogarrio ©
Tunel de Ogarrio
Pueblo Fantasma ©
Pueblo Fantasma

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Rio Verde

Rio Verde ©
Rioverde is a city and its surrounding municipality located in the south-central part of the state of San Luis Potosí, Mexico. On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Manantial de la Media Luna.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rio Verde attractions planner.

You can drive from Real de Catorce to Rio Verde in 4 hours. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tamasopo.

Things to do in Rio Verde

Nature Parks
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Manantial de la Media Luna ©
Manantial de la Media Luna

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Tamasopo

Tamasopo ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Desarrollo Ecoturistico Ejidal Indigena Pame Puente de Dios and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Tamasopo.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tamasopo itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rio Verde to Tamasopo in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Aquismon.

Things to do in Tamasopo

Nature Parks
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Cascadas de Tamasopo ©
Cascadas de Tamasopo

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Aquismon

Aquismon ©
Aquismón is a town and municipality in San Luis Potosí in central Mexico. You've now added The Cave of Swallows to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Tamul Waterfalls, Head underground at Cueva de Agua, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Cave of Swallows.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Aquismon online trip planner.

You can drive from Tamasopo to Aquismon in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Xilitla.

Things to do in Aquismon

Nature Parks
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Tamul Waterfalls ©
Tamul Waterfalls
Cueva de Agua ©
Cueva de Agua

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Xilitla

Xilitla ©
Xilitla is a municipality (municipio) and town in the state of San Luis Potosí, in the Huasteca region of Mexico. To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Xilitla tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aquismon to Xilitla takes an hour. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ciudad Valles.

Things to do in Xilitla

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Xilitla
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Jardin Escultorico Edward James ©
Jardin Escultorico Edward James
Xilitla ©
Xilitla

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Ciudad Valles

Ciudad Valles ©
Ciudad Valles is the second-largest city in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cascada de Micos, Cascada Minas Viejas and Mirador Cascada El Meco.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ciudad Valles road trip planning tool.

Drive from Xilitla to Ciudad Valles in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to San Luis Potosi.

Things to do in Ciudad Valles

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

El Naranjo
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Cascada de Micos ©
Cascada de Micos
Mirador Cascada El Meco ©
Mirador Cascada El Meco

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San Luis Potosi

San Luis Potosi ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza de San Francisco, Plaza del Carmen and Tranvia Turistico San Luis Rey.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Luis Potosi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ciudad Valles to San Luis Potosi in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Queretaro City.

Things to do in San Luis Potosi

Transportation Tours Parks
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Tranvia Turistico San Luis Rey ©
Tranvia Turistico San Luis Rey
Cathedral of San Luis Potosi ©
Cathedral of San Luis Potosi
Plaza de Aranzazu ©
Plaza de Aranzazu

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Queretaro City

Queretaro City
With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Queretaro City day trip planning app.

You can drive from San Luis Potosi to Queretaro City in 2.5 hours. In December in Queretaro City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to Mexico City.

Things to do in Queretaro City

Tours Shopping Museums
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Mexico City

Mexico City
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Queretaro City to Mexico City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Mexico City

Tours Museums Nightlife
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