15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
2
Tulum
— 3 nights
3
Puebla
— 2 nights
4
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
5
Mexico City
— 3 nights
6
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights

1
night
Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
On the 7th (Mon), wander the streets of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus, don't miss a visit to Chichen Itza, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, thendelve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of the Big Tables.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza online trip itinerary builder.

Toronto, Canada to Chichen Itza is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Toronto in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Chichen Itza: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Felipe Carrillo Puerto
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary

3
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.
Let the collections at Art Gallery Miniature and Sfer IK capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tulum Archaeological Site and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá. Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Playa del Carmen (Yulunga Arte en Tus Manos & Art Gallery Casa Tzutuhil). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy breathtaking views from Tulum Tower, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip website.

Drive from Chichen Itza to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chichen Itza in September, with highs in Tulum at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Tulum

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Spas

2
nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo San Francisco Acatepec, pause for some serene contemplation at Tonantzintla, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Andres Cholula, and finally examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo). Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Puebla sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Tulum to Puebla takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tulum to Puebla. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tulum in September; daily highs in Puebla reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Tonantzintla
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Tonantzintla ©
Tonantzintla
Templo San Francisco Acatepec ©
Templo San Francisco Acatepec

2
nights
San Juan Teotihuacan

San Juan Teotihuacan ©
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Ex Convent of Acolman, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Manuel Gamio Centro de Estudios Teotihuacanos, and then contemplate the long history of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Teotihuacan Pyramids, thendelve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, and then delve into the distant past at Palacio de Tepantitla.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan Teotihuacan trip planner.

Drive from Puebla to San Juan Teotihuacan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ex Convent of Acolman
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Palacio de Tepantitla ©
Palacio de Tepantitla
Ex Convent of Acolman ©
Ex Convent of Acolman

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Museo del Templo Mayor and National Palace (Palacio Nacional). Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo del Azucar. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, and don't miss a visit to Zocalo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City trip maker app.

Traveling by car from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Mexico City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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
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.
On the 18th (Fri), kick back and relax at Chileno Beach, stroll through Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), and then view the masterpieces at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Church of Saint Luke and then explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in September: high temperatures in Cabo San Lucas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cuadra San Francisco, Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)
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La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) ©
Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

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