15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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15 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tulum
— 4 nights
5
Cancun
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with an extreme tour and then step off the mainland to explore Marietas Islands.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta trip itinerary planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toronto to Puerto Vallarta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Puerto Vallarta reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Marietas Islands
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Swim with Dolphins
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, then explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally explore the ancient world of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City online attractions planner .

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in June, expect Mexico City to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, then get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Cozumel Pearl Farm and then explore the gorgeous colors at Santa Rosa Wall.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cozumel trip planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in July: high temperatures in Cozumel hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

4
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Xcaret Park and Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Step out of Tulum with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, explore the activities along Gran Cenote, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and look for gifts at Kaahal Home Tulum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Tulum road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tulum are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret Park ©
Xcaret Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Cancun

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Isla Shopping Village and El Parque de las Palapas. Change things up with a short trip to Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres (about 1h 05 min away). There's still lots to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, observe the fascinating underwater world at Interactive Aquarium, shop like a local with Kukulcan Plaza, and kick back and relax at Playa Delfines.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Cancun, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Playa Norte, Kukulcan Plaza
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte

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