22 days in Mexico Itinerary

22 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sacramento
Fly:  11 h
1
Cancun
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Tulum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Sacramento

3
nights
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.
When in Cancun, make a side trip to see Punta Sur in Isla Mujeres, approximately Isla Mujeres away. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas, play a few rounds at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cancun road trip website.

Sacramento, USA to Cancun is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. When traveling from Sacramento in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cancun: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Golf Tours

Side Trip

Punta Sur
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

4
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.
Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Chichen Itza (Plataforma de Venus & Chichen Itza) and Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Quinta Avenida, &more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote, browse the exhibits of Art Gallery Miniature, and take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulum online vacation planner.

You can drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Historic Sites Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

3
nights
Cozumel

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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, experience rural life at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization, and get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cozumel tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cozumel takes 2.5 hours. March in Cozumel sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site ©
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site

4
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
When in Mexico City, make a side trip to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, approximately San Juan Teotihuacan away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City journey builder site.

You can fly from Cozumel to Mexico City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cozumel to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cozumel in March, expect Mexico City to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Food Tours
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

3
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
When in Puerto Vallarta, make a side trip to see Art in Amber in Bucerias, approximately Bucerias away. There's still lots to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Ro'Wo Galeria, and get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta tour builder app.

Fly from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 63°F in Puerto Vallarta. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Art in Amber, Marietas Islands
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk

4
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Step out of Cabo San Lucas with an excursion to Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery in San Jose del Cabo--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, contemplate the long history of Church of Saint Luke, explore by horseback at Cuadra San Francisco, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Cabo San Lucas are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery, Cuadra San Francisco
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Shark Diving
Fishing Charters & Tours
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas

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