28 days in Mexico Itinerary

28 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
2
Puerto Vallarta
— 5 nights
3
Cozumel
— 4 nights
4
Tulum
— 4 nights
5
Valladolid
— 4 nights
6
Cancun
— 3 nights
7
Cabo San Lucas
— 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Get some cultural insight at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Step out of Mexico City to go to Playa del Carmen and see La Troupe Playa del Carmen, which is approximately 19h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, look for gifts at Guayaberas Mayabki, explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Casa Luis Barragan.

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Jerusalem, Israel to Mexico City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Mexico City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jerusalem in October: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, La Troupe Playa del Carmen
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

5
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.
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Zona Romantica will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Los Muertos Beach and Senor Talavera. Step out of Puerto Vallarta with an excursion to Scarlett boutique in Punta de Mita--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at El Gato gordo, buy something for everyone on your list at Liverpool, explore the striking landscape of Los Arcos, and take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Vallarta online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mexico City, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Puerto Vallarta, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Scarlett boutique
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Eva's Fine Jewelry ©
Eva's Fine Jewelry
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Zona Romantica ©
Zona Romantica

4
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Mr Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Discover Mexico Park Cozumel and Sherwood Depot. Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Punta Molas Faro, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, stop by Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry, and kick back and relax at Playa Palancar Cozumel Beach Club.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cozumel trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in October, expect little chillier with lows of 25°C in Cozumel. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Palancar Cozumel Beach Club ©
Playa Palancar Cozumel Beach Club
Mr Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel ©
Mr Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel

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.
Tulum Archaeological Site and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá will appeal to history buffs. Visit Paradise Beach and Akumal Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Tulum to go to Playa del Carmen and see Zipline, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret and stop by MexicArte.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Tulum trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Tulum are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Zipline, Akumal Beach
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret

4
nights
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Explore hidden gems such as Convent of San Bernardino of Siena and Dutzi Design. Get some cultural insight at Chichen Itza and Kabah. When in Valladolid, make a side trip to see Cenote Ik kil in Chichen Itza, approximately Chichen Itza away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Soliman Beach, explore the ancient world of Kinichna, and look for gifts at Pancho Vila Tequileria.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Valladolid road trip planning site.

Drive from Tulum to Valladolid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Valladolid when traveling from Tulum in October, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Cancun.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Kabah, Kinichna, Punta Soliman Beach
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Convent of San Bernardino of Siena ©
Convent of San Bernardino of Siena

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Delfines and Zona Arqueologica El Rey. Escape the urban bustle at La Isla Shopping Village and Playa Norte. There's lots more to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, browse the range of quality goods at Plaza Caracol, look for gifts at Plaza Las Americas, and shop like a local with Kukulcan Plaza.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cancun driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Valladolid to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Norte, Kukulcan Plaza
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zona Arqueologica El Rey ©
Zona Arqueologica El Rey

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nights
Cabo San Lucas

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.
Appreciate the collections at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art and Casa Dahlia Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pepita's Magic of the Moon and AB Desings & Factory. Venture out of the city with trips to San Jose del Cabo (La Paloma Boutique, Eduardo Sanchez Jewelry, &more). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas and look for gifts at J&J La Casa del Habano.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cancun to Cabo San Lucas in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cancun to Cabo San Lucas. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
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La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Casa Dahlia Gallery ©
Casa Dahlia Gallery

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