17 days in Mexico Itinerary

17 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tulum
— 4 nights
2
Uxmal
— 1 night
3
Mexico City
— 4 nights
4
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
5
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chichen Itza and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá. Step off the beaten path and head to Ek Balam and Gran Cenote. Step out of Tulum to go to Valladolid and see Convent of San Bernardino of Siena, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Tulum online tour planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Tulum is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Tulum due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Buenos Aires in September, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Tulum: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uxmal.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Convent of San Bernardino of Siena, Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

1
night
Uxmal

Uxmal ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Kabah and then steep yourself in history at Uxmal.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Uxmal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Uxmal takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Tulum in September, expect nights in Uxmal to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Uxmal

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kabah
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Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Kabah ©
Kabah

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Explore hidden gems such as Chapultepec Castle and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Do some cultural sightseeing at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Museo Frida Kahlo. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, take in the exciting artwork at Ambarte, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City travel route app.

Explore your travel options from Uxmal to Mexico City with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Uxmal in September, you will find days in Mexico City are much colder (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle
Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe ©
Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nuevo Vallarta Beach and Playa Las Animas. Visit Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Zona Romantica for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape of Los Arcos, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Vallarta.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Vallarta travel route tool.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in September, expect Puerto Vallarta to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Las Animas, Nuevo Vallarta Beach
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Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach
Old Vallarta ©
Old Vallarta
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Chileno Beach and Playa del Amor. Explore hidden gems such as Santa Maria Beach and La Turquesa Jewelry and Art. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and take in the waterfront activity at Marina Cabo San Lucas.

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Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas. In September, daytime highs in Cabo San Lucas are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

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