16 days in North America Itinerary

16 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico tour planner

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Tulum
— 6 nights
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San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
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San Miguel de Allende
— 4 nights
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Acapulco
— 3 nights
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Tulum

— 6 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Quinta Avenida, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Akumal Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tulum day trip planner.

Houston, USA to Tulum is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Tulum due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Houston in January; daily highs in Tulum reach 78°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can fly to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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San Juan Teotihuacan

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Palacio de Tepantitla and then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada and then appreciate the history behind Virgin Rosario of Talpa.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan Teotihuacan journey builder.

You can fly from Tulum to San Juan Teotihuacan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Tulum to San Juan Teotihuacan is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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San Miguel de Allende

— 4 nights
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
San Miguel de Allende is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, get engrossed in the history at Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, and have fun at Van Doren Metal Art Workshop.

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Fly from San Juan Teotihuacan to San Miguel de Allende in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in January, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Acapulco.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
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Acapulco

— 3 nights
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Acapulco is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Fuerte De San Diego, make a trip to La Quebrada, visit Punta Diamante, and admire the landmark architecture of Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace).

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Acapulco trip planner.

You can fly from San Miguel de Allende to Acapulco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Miguel de Allende in January: highs in Acapulco hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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