14 days in Mexico Itinerary

14 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  25 h
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 15 min
2
Playa del Carmen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and finally examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Ride MB, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City online road trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Mexico City is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 15.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. In December, Mexico City is slightly colder than Adelaide - with highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Zocalo
Zocalo

4
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Playa del Carmen: Tulum (Gran Cenote, Casa Cenote, &more). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Plan trip to Playa del Carmen with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen is 1 hour. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Playa del Carmen, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Tulum
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

2
nights
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then delve into the distant past at San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, then get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, and then look for gifts at Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cozumel road trip site.

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel by car takes about 2 hours. In January in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Cozumel

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

3
nights
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Cabo San Lucas is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Amor, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Cabo San Lucas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Cabo San Lucas can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cuadra San Francisco
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Cuadra San Francisco ©
Cuadra San Francisco
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours

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