19 days in Mexico Itinerary

19 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
2
Mazatlan
— 2 nights
3
Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights
4
San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
5
Tulum
— 3 nights
6
Cancun
— 3 nights

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo del Templo Mayor. Your inner history buff will appreciate Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Zocalo. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and take a stroll through Historic Center (Centro Historico).

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Istanbul, Turkey to Mexico City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Istanbul to Mexico City, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in January, you will find days in Mexico City are warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

2
nights
Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
On the 27th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Mazatlan Cathedral, thenkick back and relax at Playa Olas Altas, and then stop by Old Mazatlan. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras) and then stroll through Playa Las Gaviotas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mazatlan trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Mazatlan in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in January: high temperatures in Mazatlan hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral
Old Mazatlan ©
Old Mazatlan

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galleria Dante and Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Splash of Glass and Ro'Wo Galeria. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bucerias, stroll through Los Muertos Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mexican Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Mazatlan in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Puerto Vallarta, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bucerias, Splash of Glass
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Bucerias ©
Bucerias
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Zona Romantica ©
Zona Romantica

2
nights
San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
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.
On the 1st (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenexplore the galleries of Bordello Galeria, thenadmire the striking features of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, and finally stop by Dulce Fresa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse for treasures at Fabrica La Aurora, take in the exciting artwork at Casa Michoacana, and then view the masterpieces at Josefina Membrila Fine Art.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende day trip planner.

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in January, expect San Miguel de Allende to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Shopping Museums Spas
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Fabrica La Aurora ©
Fabrica La Aurora
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Casa Michoacana ©
Casa Michoacana

3
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.
Let the collections at Balam Art On Feathers and Art Gallery Miniature capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paradise Beach and Akumal Beach. Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Ek Balam (in Ek Balam Village) and Chichen Itza (Plataforma de Venus & Chichen Itza). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tulum tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Miguel de Allende to Tulum in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Miguel de Allende to Tulum. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tulum, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Ek Balam, Akumal Beach
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Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

3
nights
Cancun

Cancun ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at La Isla Shopping Village and Antaras Onix. We've included these beaches for you: Playa Delfines and Playa Tortugas. Step out of Cancun with an excursion to Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres--about 1h 5 min away. There's more to do: tee off at Moon Palace Golf Course and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cancun travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. February in Cancun sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Norte
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Playa Tortugas ©
Playa Tortugas

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