15 days in Merida & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

15 days in Merida & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Portland
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Merida
— 8 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Puerto Vallarta
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Portland

8
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Visiting Cenote Hubiku and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chichen Itza and Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay. Venture out of the city with trips to EcoMuseo del Cacao (in Ticul), Valladolid (Museo de San Roque, Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem, &more) and Uxmal (in Uxmal). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Popular, see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Montejo, delve into the distant past at Kabah, and browse the exhibits of Galeria Tataya.

Start your trip to Merida by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Portland, USA to Merida is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Merida is 3 hours. In February, Merida is much warmer than Portland - with highs of 90°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Merida

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Valladolid, EcoMuseo del Cacao, Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal, Cenote Hubiku
Find places to stay Feb 22 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Kabah ©
Kabah

6
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta ©
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Galleria Dante and Ro'Wo Galeria will appeal to museum buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Los Muertos Beach and Bucerias. Venture out of the city with trips to Splash of Glass (in Bucerias), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Sayulita) and Nuevo Vallarta Beach (in Nuevo Vallarta). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and examine the collection at Galeria Olinala.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta trip planner.

Getting from Merida to Puerto Vallarta by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Merida to Puerto Vallarta due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Merida in March: high temperatures in Puerto Vallarta hover around 80°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Splash of Glass, Kayaking & Canoeing, Nuevo Vallarta Beach, Bucerias
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Dante ©
Galleria Dante
Zipline
Swim with Dolphins

Similar Plans

18 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Merida, Valladolid & Bacalar BY A USER FROM CANADA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Africa, Europe, United States & Mexico BY A USER FROM EGYPT October, teens, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 50 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA October, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 23 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 24 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans