18 days in North America Itinerary

18 days in North America Itinerary

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Monterrey
— 2 nights
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Tampico
— 1 night
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Veracruz
— 2 nights
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Puebla
— 12 nights

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Monterrey

— 2 nights

City of the Mountains

An industrial powerhouse and a major transportation hub close to the Texas border, Monterrey offers visitors a blend of culture, art, and history.
On the 26th (Wed), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then walk around Parque Ecologico Chipinque. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Parque Fundidora and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Acero Horno 3.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are General Mariano Escobedo International Airport, Plan De Guadalupe International Airport and Del Norte International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampico.

Things to do in Monterrey

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Tampico

— 1 night
Tampico is a city and port in the southeastern part of the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Las Escolleras and then kick back and relax at Playa Miramar.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampico trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monterrey to Tampico. In October, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Veracruz.

Things to do in Tampico

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Veracruz

— 2 nights
Veracruz, officially known as Heroica Veracruz, is a major port city and municipality on the Gulf of Mexico in the Mexican state of Veracruz. On the 29th (Sat), learn about all things military at Museo Naval Mexico and then step into the grandiose world of San Juan de Ulua. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museum of the City, make a trip to Malecon, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Acuario de Veracruz.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tampico to Veracruz. In October, daytime highs in Veracruz are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can fly to Puebla.

Things to do in Veracruz

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

Puebla

— 12 nights

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Andres Cholula (Museo Regional de Cholula & Tonantzintla), Tlaxcala (Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala & Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Ocotlan) and San Pedro Cholula (La monarca & Zona Arqueológica de Cholula). Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl National Park. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Africam Safari, examine the collection at Museo Amparo, and steep yourself in history at Fuertes de Loreto.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Puebla trip planner.

You can fly from Veracruz to Puebla in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Veracruz in October, you will find days in Puebla are little chillier (75°F), and nights are much colder (50°F).

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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