19 days in Mexico City & Oaxaca Itinerary

19 days in Mexico City & Oaxaca Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 15 nights
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Oaxaca
— 3 nights
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Mexico City

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Museo Frida Kahlo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Mexico City side-trips: Puebla (Museo Viviente, Zocalo, &more), Cuernavaca (Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, Robert Brady Museum, &more) and San Juan Teotihuacan (Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada & Teotihuacan Pyramids). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Museo del Templo Mayor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mexico City travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Oaxaca

Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
On the 25th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Monte Alban, then trek along Coyote Aventuras, and then see the interesting displays at Oaxaca Textile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Benito Juárez, then admire the masterpieces at Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art, then examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oaxaca trip builder site.

You can fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in February: highs in Oaxaca hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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