22 days in Cancun, Acapulco & La Paz Itinerary

22 days in Cancun, Acapulco & La Paz Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico trip itinerary planner

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Cancun
— 3 nights
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Acapulco
— 8 nights
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La Paz
— 6 nights
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Cancun
— 3 nights

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Cancun

— 3 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.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Av Kukulkan and make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cancun vacation planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Cancún International Airport and Cozumel International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Acapulco.
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:

Acapulco

— 8 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.
Acapulco is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at La Quebrada, wander the streets of Punta Diamante, make a trip to Centro Cultural La Casa de los Vientos, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pie de la Cuesta.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Acapulco trip builder.

You can fly from Cancun to Acapulco in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cancun to Acapulco. When traveling from Cancun in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Acapulco: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to La Paz.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 6:

La Paz

— 6 nights
It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Paz: Mini Super Munchies (in El Pescadero) and Playa Los Cerritos (in Todos Santos). Spend the 9th (Thu) peacefully gliding across the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Isla Espiritu Santo, stroll through Playa Pichilingue (Pichilingue Beach), explore by horseback at Rancho El Cajon, and make a trip to Malecon.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the La Paz holiday tool.

You can fly from Acapulco to La Paz in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Acapulco to La Paz due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Acapulco in December; daily highs in La Paz reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Cancun.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:

Cancun

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen, &more). See some other sides of Cancun: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and shop like a local with Galeria Balance Cancun.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cancun online travel route planner.

Getting from La Paz to Cancun by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from La Paz to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cancun when traveling from La Paz in December, with lows around 24°C.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16: