19 days in North America Itinerary

19 days in North America Itinerary

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Fly to Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, Drive to Sayulita
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Sayulita
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Mexico City
— 4 nights
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Acapulco
— 2 nights
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San Cristobal de las Casas
— 1 night
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Tulum
— 2 nights
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Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Cozumel
— 2 nights
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Cancun
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Isla Mujeres
— 1 night
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Sayulita

Sandy beaches, good surfing, and affordable dining draw an increasing number of tourists to vacation in Sayulita, a smaller and less hectic alternative to nearby Puerto Vallarta.
On the 2nd (Mon), head outdoors with Sayulita Beach.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sayulita trip itinerary site.

Vitoria, Brazil to Sayulita is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Vitoria to Sayulita, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vitoria in July, things will get a bit warmer in Sayulita: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Sayulita

Outdoors
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Mexico City

— 4 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Center (Centro Historico) and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Ejercito y Fuerza Aerea Mexicanos Bethlemitas, visit Coyoacan, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Sayulita to Mexico City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sayulita in July: highs in Mexico City hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Acapulco.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Fun & Games
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Acapulco

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stop by Casa de la Cultura and then see the interesting displays at Fuerte De San Diego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): admire the striking features of Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace) and then wander the streets of Punta Diamante.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Acapulco online visit planner.

Fly from Mexico City to Acapulco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Acapulco: highs are around 40°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Cristobal de las Casas.

Things to do in Acapulco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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San Cristobal de las Casas

— 1 night
San Cristóbal de las Casas, also known by its native Tzotzil name, Jovel, is a town and municipality located in the Central Highlands region of the Mexican state of Chiapas. On the 8th (Sun), make a trip to Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Cristobal de las Casas trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Acapulco to San Cristobal de las Casas in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Acapulco in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 23°C in San Cristobal de las Casas. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tulum.

Things to do in San Cristobal de las Casas

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Tulum

— 2 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): Head underground at Gran Cenote and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. On the next day, stop by MexicArte and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tulum journey planner.

You can fly from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tulum in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tulum is 1 hour. While traveling from San Cristobal de las Casas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Tulum, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Playa del Carmen

— 2 nights
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church, then admire the masterpieces at 3D Museum of Wonders, and then stroll through Akumal Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Xcaret and then don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Tulum to Playa del Carmen by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Cozumel

— 2 nights
Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn something new at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cozumel attractions planner.

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. July in Cozumel sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Classes
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Cancun

— 2 nights
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Spend the 16th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, take in the pleasant sights at Av Kukulkan, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip itinerary site.

Fly from Cozumel to Cancun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Isla Mujeres

— 1 night
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Punta Sur, look for gifts at Jewelry Store, and then kick back and relax at Playa Norte.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Isla Mujeres online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Cancun to Isla Mujeres by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Isla Mujeres can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Riviera Nayarit travel guide

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Beaches · Swim with Dolphins · Kayaking & Canoeing
A trip to Riviera Nayarit takes you to a scenic stretch of coastline between the port of San Blas and the mouth of the Ameca River. Increasingly popular with foreign travelers looking to get away from overcrowded Cancun or Cabo, this section of the eponymous state boasts nearly 320 km (200 mi) of sandy beaches, upscale resorts, and quiet towns mostly frequented by impassioned surfers and backpackers. Although the area continues to develop its infrastructure to satisfy the growing number of tourists, you can still easily escape the crowds during your Riviera Nayarit vacation by visiting the deserted beaches just north of Nuevo Vallarta.