12 days in Mexico City & Queretaro City Itinerary

12 days in Mexico City & Queretaro City Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 8 nights
2
Queretaro City
— 3 nights

8
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mexico City: Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan), Spanish Language Institute - Day Course (in Cuernavaca) and Puebla (Museo de Arte Popular Santa Rosa de Lima, Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, contemplate the long history of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In December in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Queretaro City.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Puebla, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to El Jardin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fabrica La Aurora. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at El Mirador, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then walk around El Charco del Ingenio.

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You can drive from Mexico City to Queretaro City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Queretaro City can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Queretaro City

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

San Miguel de Allende
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El Charco del Ingenio ©
El Charco del Ingenio
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Peña de Bernal ©
Peña de Bernal

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